Clinical Pastoral Education Students

Residents: Houston Methodist Hospital

Chaplain Dean Carlson

713-441-1979
Faith Affiliation: Evangelical Free Church
Earned Degrees and School: MDiv – Trinity Evangelical Divinity School 
Clinical Units: WT14, 15, 21; Alkek 9, OPC 21 

Coordinating Chaplain: Collin Powell

 

Chaplain Shamra Hodge

713.441.1976
Faith Affiliation: African Methodist Episcopal
Earned Degrees and School: BA in Accounting -University of Houston; MA in Ministry - SMU Perkins School of Theology
Clinical Units:  Alkek 8,  WT 9, WT 19 and WT 20
Coordinating Chaplain: Darrell Boswell

 

Chaplain Michael W. Liga

713-441-7103
Faith affiliation: Baptist
Earned Degrees and School: B.A. Christianity and Biblical Languages at Houston Baptist University; M.Div. at George W. Truett Seminary at Baylor University.
Clinical Units: Fondren 11, Dunn 10E, West Pavilion 8, 9, 10

Coordinating Chaplain: Arthur Faust

 

Chaplain Will Taylor

713.441.1993
Faith Affiliation: Episcopalian
Earned Degrees and School: MAT Fuller Seminary, BA Houston Baptist University
Clinical Units: D3SLICU, Dunn 7W, Dunn 7E, Pre-op
Coordinating Chaplain: John Lind

 

Chaplain Ellen Thornburg

713-441-1978
Faith Affiliation: United Methodist
Earned Degrees and School: Earning MDiv, Perkins School of Theology, M.A., Digital Media, University of Houston Clear Lake, B.S., Psychology, University of Houston Clear Lake
Clinical Units: WT10ICU, Alkek 7, D6PACU, D6W, D6OR, D9W, D9W, M6ICN

Coordinating Chaplain: Brian Gowan

Chaplain Najess Kardan
Chaplain Lettie Watkins

713.441.1981
Faith Affiliation:  Baptist
Earned Degrees and School:  D.MIN.,THM/Dallas Theological Seminary /BA from University Of California, Irvine
Clinical Units:  WT17; Main 7 North; WT11 
Coordinating Chaplain: Oscar Hall

 

CEC: Houston Methodist Hospital

Narjess Kardan
Chaplain Narjess Kardan

713-363-7082
Faith Affiliation: Muslim
Earned Degrees and School: Master degree in Divinity & Ismalic Theology 
Clinical Units: M7 and WT17

Coordinating Chaplain: Oscar Hall

 

Residents: Houston Methodist
The Woodlands Hospital

Chaplain Kerri Bigler

936.270.2300
Faith Affiliation: United Methodist 
Earned Degrees and School: MDiv, Asbury Theological Seminary, BS Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University
Clinical Placement
Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital
Director: Randall Trego

Chaplain James Castille
Chaplain Gabriel Malouf

Office Phone #:  713-737-1350
Faith Affiliation:  Baptist 
Earned Degrees and School: B.S, University of Houston; M.Div. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. 
Clinical Placement
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Director: Michael Tarvin

Chaplain James Castille
Chaplain Phillip Allen

281.737.1353
Faith Affiliation: Baptist 
Earned Degrees and School: BA in Christian/Biblical Studies, Grand Canyon University, MS in Mental Health and Wellness in Christian Ministry, Grand Canyon University
Clinical Placement
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Director: Michael Tarvin

Chaplain April Lopez
Chaplain Tania Van Dongen

936-270-2300
Christian
M.A. Theology and Spiritual Formation, Asbury Seminary, Ky, USA
LL.B. Law Degree, university of the Witwatersrand, South Africa., B.A. Psychology
Clinical Placement
Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital
Director: Randall Trego

Chaplain Ibrahim Oladejo
Chaplain Gladys Valles

832.522.0059
Faith Affiliation: Episcopalian
Earned Degrees and School: Master of Arts in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care, Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest; Master of Science in Evaluation of Health Systems, University of Puerto Rico Medical Center-School of Public Health; Bachelor of Science in Biology/Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
Clinical Placement
Houston Methodist West Hospital
Director: Regina Allen

 

Chaplain Cornelius Anthony
Chaplain Johanness George

281.274.7164
Faith Affiliation: Episcopal
Earned Degree: Masters of Arts, Sociology, Texas Southern University
Clinical Placement
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Director: Timothy Madison

 

Chaplain Cornelius Anthony
Chaplain James Plenty

281.274.7164
Faith Affiliation: Baptist 
Earned Degrees and School: Ed.D Alabama State University, MCM Lee University, MM Butler University, BA University of Alabama at Birmingham 
Clinical Placement
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Director: Timothy Madison

 

Chaplain Stephanie Wilkins
Chaplain Donna Hussey

281.523.2263
Faith Affiliation: Baptist
Earned Degrees and School: Master of Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Clinical Placement
Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital
Director: Robert Vitela

Interns

Houston Methodist Hospital

Gregory Cross, Episcopal
L. Celeste Gardner, Episcopal
Neal Taibel, Jewish 
Paul Oyei, Roman Catholic
Maria V. Umana, Episcopal
Laurence Wuyma, Roman Catholic

 

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Allyson Penney, UMC