Clinical Pastoral Education Students

Residents

Chaplain Karen Bright
Chaplain Karen Bright

713.441.1981
United Methodist
MDiv, Southern Methodist University
BA, Lamar University
AAS, Texas State Technical College
CPE Internship Center: Houston Methodist
Clinical Units
Coronary Care, Heart Failure, Women's Health, Labor & Delivery
Coordinating Chaplain
Chaplain Brian Gowan

Chaplain Mark Grafenreed
Chaplain Mark Grafenreed

713.441.7073
United Methodist
JD, Texas Southern University
BA, Southern Methodist University
CPE Internship Center: Houston Methodist
Clinical Units
Pre-Op, General Medicine, Observation, ENT/Neurology
Coordinating Chaplain
Chaplain Candice Richey Womack

Chaplain Irene Obazei
Chaplain Irene Obazei

713.441.1993
Catholic
MACM, Liberty University
BSN, University of Ibadan
CPE Internship Center: Houston Methodist
Clinical Units
Emergency Department, Stroke Unit
Coordinating Chaplain
Chaplain Charles Abuyeka

Chaplain Varughese Thomas
Chaplain Varughese Thomas

713.441.7103
Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church
GST, Orthodox Theological Seminary
BD, Serampore University
BCom, Mahatma Gandhi University
CPE Internship Center: Houston Methodist
Clinical Units
Cardiovascular Intensive Care, Intermediate Cardiovascular Care, General Cardiac Care
Coordinating Chaplain
Chaplain Robert Vitela

Chaplain Dave Wethington
Chaplain Dave Wethington

713.441.1979
Non-Denominational
MA, Dallas Theological Seminary
BS, Georgia Institute of Technology
CPE Internship Center: Houston Methodist
Clinical Units
Skilled Nursing, Rehab, Hematology/Oncology, General Medical, Pre-Transplant Workup (Liver)
Coordinating Chaplain
Chaplain Arthur Ben Faust

Interns

Houston Methodist Hospital

Arthur Balis, United Methodist

Silvia Briones, Baptist

Iris Gilbert, Church of God in Christ

Paul Hannemann, Christian Reformed

Kirk Hooper, United Methodist

Amorita Hudson, United Methodist

Josephine Jackson, Non-Denominational

Emmanuel Nieves, Baptist

Deborah Phillips, Baptist

 

Houston Methodist Sugar Land 

Blanca Velasquez, United Methodist

 

Houston Methodist West

Angelique Jawahir, Baptist

Jonathan Mollenkopf, Lutheran, ELCA 

 

Houston Methodist Willowbrook 

Roger Girdwood, Interdenominational