The Rev. Andrzej T. Bieganowski serves as Pastor of Holy Cross Polish National Catholic Church in Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from Catholic University in Lublin, Poland, with a Master of Theology degree. He grew up in his native country of Poland and has lived in the United States for the past nine years.
The Rev. William R. Bell, Jr., a former CPE Supervisory Candidate, is an Episcopal Priest and served as the Episcopal Chaplain at JHH from 2009-2011. After receiving his master of divinity degree from Yale Divinity School, William served for two years in parish ministry at Holy Nativity Episcopal Church, Panama City, Florida. William is a retired pathologist and hospital medical director. He completed a chaplain residency in 2010 at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Thomas Kenea, is a candidate for ordained ministry in the Metro-DC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). He earned the bachelor of theology from Mekane Yesus Theological Seminary in Ethiopia, East Africa, and the master of theological studies from Virginia Theological Seminary in Arlington. He also has a master of arts in education from American University. He has served as a teacher as well as a chaplain and intern pastor. Before completing his CPE residency at Johns Hopkins in 2011, a unit of CPE was granted by Bethany Village Retirement Center, in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.
P. Edward Kenny, is of the Roman Catholic faith. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy and history at Loyola University Maryland, and a master of sacred theology from St. Mary's Seminary and University, both in Baltimore. He was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood in 1974, and has pursued post-masters study at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. Ed completed his CPE work at Johns Hopkins in 2011.
Cecilia Owen, completed a second-year Family Advocate residency in 2011. She is of the Unitarian Universalist faith, and completed a first year CPE residency in 2010 at St. Mary's Medical Center, in San Francisco, California. She received the bachelor of arts from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island; a master of library and information science degree from San Jose State University in California; and a master of divinity from Harvard Divinity School.
Emmanuel Saidi, presently a CPE supervisory candidate at Hopkins Bayview, is of the Roman Catholic faith. He earned a master in religious studies at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, and an S.T.L. degree in moral theology at Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He attended St. Louis University's Health Care Ethics Program and is currently writing a Ph.D. dissertation in counseling and thanatology. He has served in parish ministry and as a seminary professor of moral theology, counseling, Islam and African traditional religions.
The Rev. Brandi Blocker is an ordained deacon in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. She graduated from Dillard University (New Orleans, Louisiana) with a bachelor of arts degree, and is presently a student at Payne Theological Seminary in Wilberforce, Ohio. She also earned masters degrees in business administration and public administration from University of Findlay in Toledo, Ohio. She completed 4 extended units of CPE at Hopkins in 2011.
Brandon Brewer is Director of Youth Ministry at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church in Severna Park, Maryland. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Alabama, with major studies in Geography and Psychology. He holds a master of divinity degree from Columbia Theological Seminary, and anticipates ordination following the completion of Clinical Pastoral Education.
Christopher Dreisach serves as a congregational intern at Old St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and will continue his priestly formation in his home church, Cathedral of the Incarnation (Baltimore), in May. He holds a bachelor of arts in philosophy from Hamline University (Minnesota), and a master of arts and Ph.D. in philosophy from Johns Hopkins University. Chris is Director of Applied Ethics and Humanities (Division of Public Safety Leadership) in Johns Hopkins's School of Education, and a Professor at the Ecumenical Institute of Theology at St. Mary's Seminary and University.
Richard Oursler is the pastor of Dorsey Emmanuel and Wesley Chapel United Methodist Churches. He earned the bachelor of science and master of education degrees from Towson University, and retired as a teacher and coach (of four different school sports) to pursue ministry as a fulltime profession. He has received the License to Preach from the United Methodist Church, and completed a CPE internship in 2011.
Nicole Raddu Ferry is pursuing the Master of Divinity degree at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, Maryland. She is a licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Tennessee and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Maryland. She serves at New Hope Lutheran Church in Columbia, Maryland, as the Family Ministry Coordinator.
Marcelle Grano, a native Baltimorean, is Episcopalian. She graduated from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, in 2008, with a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Religious Studies. She graduated from Loyola University Maryland with a Master of Arts degree in Spiritual and Pastoral Care and is pursuing doctoral work.
The Rev. Dr. I. Maxine Robinson is Pastor of the Shepherd's Way Ministries; Professor at the Washington Baptist Seminary; and an On Call Chaplain at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from University of Maryland in College Park. She holds a Master of Arts in Christian Counseling and a Doctor of Ministry from Maple Springs Bible College and Seminary in Capitol Heights, Maryland.
The Rev. Pamela Adams is a Non-denominational Christian Minister and served as a Family Advocate Chaplain 2009-2010. She graduated from Amora Deliverance Theological Institute in Fayetteville, North Carolina, with Bachelor of Theology and Master of Theology degrees, and has served in the�Air Force Reserves.
The Rev. Joanne Bedford, an African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Itinerant Elder from Long Island, New York, was a second year resident in 2009-2010, with a specialization in Family Advocacy. She received dual graduate degrees, Master of Divinity and Master of Christian Education from Turner Seminary at The Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia. She presently serves with Gilchrist Hospice Care.
The Rev. S. Claire Matheny, a United Methodist minister from Memphis, Tennessee, was a second year resident during 2009-2010, with a focus on pastoral care in the Psychiatry Service. She received her Master of Divinity degree from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois, and a Master of Social Work from Loyola University in Chicago, and is on the staff of a United Methodist Church near Washington, D.C.
The Rev. Barbara Thomas-Reddick, is a Pentecostal minister from Greenville, Florida. She has four prior CPE units from Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, and two from Johns Hopkins. She received her PhD from Covenant Bible College and Seminary in Tallahassee, Florida, and her Masters from Southwestern Christian University in Bethany, Oklahoma. She is also in a pre-doctoral program at Oral Roberts University, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Cantor Nancy Ginsberg, a CPE intern in 2009-2010, is of the Reform tradition in Judaism. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Social Work degree, and Master of Sacred Music from Hebrew Union College. She grew up in Long Island and New York City. She has served in congregational work (1987-2008), and as a chaplain for the Baltimore County Police and Fire Departments (2002-present) as well as Gilchrist Hospice Care.
Ramelle L. McCall, a CPE Intern in 2010, is an ordained deacon in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, and in the process leading to ordination as a priest. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Villa Julie College (Stevenson University), and a Master of Divinity from Wake Forest Divinity School, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
The Rev. Lucille D. Griffin is a Baptist minister. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from College of Notre Dame in Baltimore, and a Master of Divinity from Howard University School of Divinity in Washington, D.C. She completed units of CPE at Sinai Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital, both in Baltimore.