Advisory Committees Members

Advocacy Advisory Committee

Charles W. Fluharty, MDiv
President and Chief Executive Officer
Rural Policy Research Institute

Kathleen M. Foley, MD
Attending Neurologist
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Rev. Eric J. Hall, MDiv, MA
President and Chief Executive Officer
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

Cheryl Holmes, OAM
Chief Executive Officer
Spiritual Health Victoria, Australia

Amy Melnick, MPA
Executive Director
National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care

William D. Novelli
Distinguished Professor of the Practice, McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University

Joseph F. Prevratil
President and Chief Executive Officer
Archstone Foundation

Joan M. Teno, M.D., M.S.
Professor, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
University of Washington

Charles F. von Gunten, MD, PhD
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Hospice & Palliative Care OhioHealth

 

Chaplaincy Services Advisory Committee

DW Donovan, D.Bioethics, BCC
Director of Mission Leadership
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center

Rev. David Fleenor, BCC, ACPE Supervisor
Director of Clinical Pastoral Education
Mount Sinai Health System

Rev. Eric J. Hall, MDiv, MA
President and Chief Executive Officer
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

Rev. George Handzo, BCC, CSSBB
Director of Health Services, Research and Quality
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

Rev. Dr. Ewan Kelly
Spiritual Care Lead
NHS Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Rev. Paul Nash, MA
Director, Centre for Paediatric Spiritual Care and Senior Chaplain Birmingham Children's Hospital, UK

Rev. Joep Van de Geer
Hospital Chaplain & Spiritual Care in Palliative Care Consultant
Medical Centre Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
Co-chair, European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Taskforce on Spiritual Care

Rev. Sue Wintz, MDiv, BCC
Director, Professional and Community Education
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

 

Education Advisory Committee

Rabbi Maurice Appelbaum, BCC, ACPE Associate Supervisor
Coordinator of Chaplaincy and Education
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

Brian H. Childs, Ph.D.
Community Professor
Mercer University School of Medicine

Rev. Deryck Durston, M.Div, STM
System Director of Spiritual Care and Education Certified Chaplain Educator
Ochsner Health System

Chaplain Bruce D. Feldstein, M.D.
Director of The Jewish Chaplaincy and Adjunct Clinical Professor
Stanford University School of Medicine

Rev. David Fleenor, BCC, ACPE Supervisor
Director of Clinical Pastoral Education
Mount Sinai Health System

Dall Forsythe, PhD
Adjunct Professor
NYU Wagner School of Public Service

Catherine F. Garlid, MDiv, BCC
Director of Spiritual Care and Clinical Pastoral Education
Maine Medical Center

Rev. Eric J. Hall, MDiv, MA
President and Chief Executive Officer
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

Helen B. McNeal
Executive Director
CSU Institute for Palliative Care

Elizabeth J Tisdell, EdD
Professor of Adult Education
Penn State University, Harrisburg

Warren E. Wyrostek, M.Div., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Education and Certification Strategist

Rev. Angelika A. Zollfrank, BCC, ACPE Supervisor
Coordinator, Pastoral Education
Yale New Haven Hospital

 

Palliative Care Advisory Committee

Susan Block, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Co-Director, HMS Center for Palliative Care, Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Eduardo Bruera, MD, FAAHPM
Department Chair, Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine
MD Anderson Cancer Network

Nessa Coyle RN., PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Ronit Elk, PhD
Research Associate Professor
College of Nursing, University of South Carolina

Rev. Eric J. Hall, MDiv, MA
President and Chief Executive Officer
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

Barry M. Kinzbrunner, MD
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Vitas Innovative Hospice Care

Robert Macedonio, RN
Director Patient Services
ACS Home Care

Richard Payne, M.D.
Esther Colliflower Professor of Medicine and Divinity
Duke University

Michael W. Rabow, MD
Director, Symptom Management Service, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Mary Runge, RN, BSN, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer
Horizon Hospice & Palliative Care

Thomas J. Smith MD
Professor of Palliative Medicine and Oncology
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Martha L. Twaddle MD FACP FAAHPM HMDC
Senior Medical Director, Aspire Health
Executive Advisor, Home Centered Care Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

 

Research Advisory Committee

David B. Case, M.D., MACP, FAHA
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Founding Partner, New York Physicians, LLP

Teresa Cutts, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Social Sciences & Health Policy
Wake Forest School of Medicine

George Fitchett, DMin, PhD
Professor and Director of Research, Department of Religion, Health and Human Values
Rush University Medical Center

Nathan Goldstein, MD
Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Mount Sinai Health System

Rev. Eric J. Hall, MDiv, MA
President and Chief Executive Officer
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

Rev. George Handzo, BCC, CSSBB
Director of Health Services, Research and Quality
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

Rev. Brian P. Hughes, BCC, MDiv, MS
Consultant
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

T. David Ito, MA MDiv CFSC
Professor of Clinical Spiritual Care &
Vice-Director Institute of Grief Care
Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan

Kenneth I. Pargament, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology
Bowling Green State University

Leah G. Pope, PhD
Senior Research Associate, Substance Use and Mental Health Program
Vera Institute of Justice

Russell K. Portenoy, MD
Chief Medical Officer
MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care

Lucy Selman, PhD
Research Fellow, Bristol Randomised Trials Collaboration, School of Social and Community Medicine,
University of Bristol, UK

Shane Sinclair, PhD, MDiv
Assistant Professor, Cancer Care Research Professorship,
Faculty of Nursing
University of Calgary, Canada

Emily Viverette, MDiv, ACPE Supervisor
Director and CPE Supervisor, Department of Faith Health Education
Wake Forest Baptist Health