Advisory Committees

Advisory Committees Members

Advocacy Advisory Committee

Charles W. Fluharty, MDiv

President and Chief Executive Officer Rural Policy Research Institute

William D. Novelli

Distinguished Professor of the Practice, McDonough School of Business Georgetown University

Kathleen M. Foley, MD

Attending Neurologist Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Joseph F. Prevratil

President and Chief Executive Officer Archstone Foundation

Rev. Eric J. Hall, MDiv, MA

President and Chief Executive Officer HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

Joan M. Teno, M.D., M.S

Professor, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine University of Washington

Cheryl Holmes, OAM

Chief Executive Officer Spiritual Health Victoria, Australia

Charles F. von Gunten, MD, PhD

Vice President, Medical Affairs Hospice & Palliative Care OhioHealth

Amy Melnick, MPA

National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care

Chaplaincy Services Advisory Committee

DW Donovan, D.Bioethics, BCC

Director of Mission Leadership Providence Holy Cross Medical Center

Rev. Paul Nash, MA

Director, Centre for Paediatric Spiritual Care and Senior Chaplain Birmingham Children's Hospital, UK

Rev. David Fleenor, BCC, ACPE Supervisor

Director of Clinical Pastoral Education Mount Sinai Health System

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. 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. Sue Wintz, MDiv, BCC

Director, Professional and Community Education HealthCare Chaplaincy Network

Rev. Dr. Ewan Kelly

Spiritual Care Lead NHS Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Education Advisory Committee

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. 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

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

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

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