Chaplains & Staff

Chaplain Stacy Auld
Chaplain Stacy L. Auld, MDiv, BCC

Director of Spiritual Care & Education
713.441.1985
Board Certified Chaplain
United Methodist
MDiv Duke Divinity School
BBA Texas A&M University
Clinical Pastoral Education
Internship: Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Residency: Houston Methodist

Chaplain Luis Rodriguez
Chaplain Luis Rodriguez, DMin, ACPE, BCC

CPE Manager
ACPE Certified Educator
Board Certified Chaplain

713.441.6067
Mennonite
DMin McCormick Theological Seminary


Chaplain Nina Bryant-Sanyika
Chaplain Nina Bryant-Sanyika, MDiv, ACPE, BCC

CPE Educator
ACPE Certified Educator
Board Certified Chaplain

713.441.7608
Presbyterian Church (USA)
MDiv San Francisco Theological Seminary


Krissia Argueta
Krissia Argueta

CPE Project Analyst
713.441.2381
Christian


Veronica Garza
Veronica Garza

Department Secretary
713.441.2381
Catholic


Chaplain Oscar Hall
Chaplain M. Oscar Hall, DMin, BCC

Senior Chaplain
713.441.1967
Board Certified Chaplain
Southern Baptist
DMin Houston Graduate School of Theology
MDiv Houston Graduate School of Theology
Clinical Pastoral Education
Internship: Memorial Southwest
Residency: Houston Methodist
Clinical Units
Neuro Intensive Care, Psychiatry, Neurology

Chaplain BJ Hightower
Chaplain BJ Hightower, DMin, BCC

Senior Chaplain
713.441.1970
Board Certified Chaplain
United Methodist
DMin Wesley Theological Seminary
MDiv Southern Methodist University
BSN UT Health Science Center
Clinical Pastoral Education
Internship: Houston Methodist
Residency: Houston Methodist
Clinical Units
Medical Intensive Care, General Medical, Urology

Chaplain Charles Abuyeka
Chaplain Charles Abuyeka, ThM, MDiv

Chaplain
713.363.7599
Southern Baptist
ThM Campbellsville University
MDiv The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
BA Southeastern College at Wake Forest
Clinical Pastoral Education
Internship: Norton Healthcare System, Louisville, KY
Residency: Norton Healthcare System, Louisville, KY
Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Children's Memorial Hermann
Clinical Units
Emergency Department & Stroke Unit

Chaplain Montes Estinphil
Chaplain Montes Estinphil, MAT, BCC

Chaplain
Board Certified Chaplain
Seventh-day Adventist
MAT Fuller Seminary
Clinical Pastoral Education
Internship: Grandview/Southview Medical Center
Residency: Houston Methodist
Clinical Units
Transplant, Cardiovascular Intensive Care

Chaplain Arthur Faust
Chaplain Arthur Ben Faust, DMin, BCC

Chaplain
713.441.1974
Board Certified Chaplain
Baptist
DMin United Theological Seminary
MDiv Morehouse School of Religion
BS Kentucky State University
Clinical Pastoral Education
Internship: Houston Methodist
Residency: Houston Methodist
Clinical Units
Skilled Nursing, Rehab, Hematology/Oncology, General Medical, Pre-transplant Work Up (Liver)

Chaplain Brian Gowan
Chaplain Brian R. Gowan, MDiv

Chaplain
713.394.6737
Non-Denominational
MDiv Western Evangelical Seminary
BASW Eastern Washington University
Clinical Pastoral Education
Residency: Memorial Hermann
Clinical Units
Coronary Care, Heart Failure, Women's Health, Labor & Delivery

Chaplain Chuck Hawkins
Chaplain Chuck Hawkins, MA, BCC

Chaplain
Board Certified Chaplain
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
MA Southwestern Theological Seminary
BMus Hardin Simmons University
Clinical Pastoral Education
Residency: Houston Methodist
Clinical Units
Oncology, Pre-Op

Chaplain Candice Richey Womack
Chaplain Candice Richey Womack, MDiv, BCC

Chaplain
713.441.1987
Board Certified Chaplain
Presbyterian Church (USA)
MDiv Fuller Theological Seminary
MA San Diego State University
BA Baylor University
Clinical Pastoral Education
Internship: Houston Methodist
Residency: Houston Methodist
Clinical Units
Pre-Op, General Medicine, Observation, ENT/Neurology

Chaplain Anish Skariya
Chaplain Anish Skariya, MDiv, MTh, BCC

Chaplain
713.363.7947
Board Certified Chaplain
Syriac Orthodox
MTh Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
MDiv St. Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary
BA Trinity International University
Clinical Pastoral Education
Internship: St. John's Riverside Hospital
Residency: Houston Methodist
Clinical Units
Pre-Op, Surgical & Liver Intensive Care, Orthopedics

Chaplain Robert Vitela
Chaplain Robert Vitela, MDiv, BCC

Chaplain
Board Certified Chaplain
Catholic
MDiv St. Mary's Seminary, Houston, TX
BA University of the Incarnate Word
Clinical Pastoral Education
Internship: Baptist Health System, San Antonio, TX
Residency: Houston Methodist
Clinical Units
Cardiovascular Intensive Care, Intermediate Cardiovascular Care, General Cardiac Care

Chaplain Susan Buchanan
Chaplain Susan Buchanan, MDiv, SCP

Student Educator CPE
ACPE Certified Educator Candidate
713.363.7082
United Methodist
MDiv Emory University
BA Rice University
Clinical Pastoral Education
Internship: St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX
Residency: St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX
Clinical Units
Emergency Department

Father Dominic Pistone
Father Dominic Pistone, DMin

Catholic Chaplain Corps
Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
DMin Graduate Theological Foundation
MDiv The University of St. Thomas

Father Reuben Nwankwor
Father Reuben Nwankwor

Catholic Priest