Jim Rawlings Jr., DMin, Director, earned his MDiv and ThM from Duke Divinity School and his DMin from Princeton Theological Seminary. His teaching and research focus upon the basics of pastoral care, how people of faith think about end-of-life care and advance care planning, and pastoral care of the addicted person and family.
He is an elder in the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, endorsed by the United Methodist Church, a certified supervisor in the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, a certified fellow of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, and a member of the North Carolina Chaplains Association.
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Deborah Morgan, MDiv, LPC, Manager, is an ordained elder in the North Carolina Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church and a North Carolina licensed professional counselor. She holds a BA from Atlantic Christian College and an MDiv from Duke Divinity School.
Prior to joining the department, she was the assistant director of Duke’s Cancer Patient Support Program and chaplain to the Methodist Retirement Home in Durham. Debbie joined the Pastoral Services Department in 1998. She has been endorsed as a chaplain by the United Methodist Church and is a board-certified chaplain with the Association for Professional Chaplains.
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Peggy Davis Gold, MDiv, CPE Supervisor, is a Baptist minister and a graduate of Agnes Scott College (BA) and Duke Divinity School (MDiv). She completed her residency in pastoral care at this center (1997-1998) and served for two years as a chaplain with Partners In Caring, an HIV/AIDS ministry. She is endorsed for chaplaincy by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. She is certified as a CPE supervisor by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education.
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David Hormenoo, PhD, CPE, Supervisor, is an ordained Baptist pastor from Ghana. He graduated from the Ghana Baptist Theological Seminary with a BTh degree and later from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, with degrees of MDiv with Biblical Languages, MA in Religious Education, and PhD in Pastoral Care and Counseling.
He served as a professional chaplain, multicultural minister-in-residence and the coordinator of the Visiting Clergy Partnership Program at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He is certified as a CPE supervisor by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, is a board-certified chaplain with the Association for Professional Chaplains, and is endorsed by Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. David joined our department in May 2007.
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Biju Chacko, ThM, CPE Supervisor, is a Baptist minister and a native of Kottayam, South India. He is a graduate (Bachelor of Commerce) of the University of Kerala in Trivandrum, India, and earned his MDiv from the Baptist Theological Seminary in Baguio City, Philippines, and his ThM from the South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies in Bangalore, India.
Biju did his CPE residency and supervisory training at Duke University Hospital from during 1998-1999 and 2004-2008. Biju has ministered in South Asia, Far East Asia, Middle East, and the U.S. He helped set up the India Baptist Theological Seminary and served as its founding dean, administrator, and interim president.
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Annette Olsen, MDiv, BSSW, BCC, Senior Chaplain and CSU Spiritual Care Manager (Neuro/Women/Children), is board certified by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) and ordained and endorsed by the United Church of Christ (UCC). Chaplain Olsen has served Duke since 1999.
A graduate of the Chicago Theological Seminary (MDiv), University of Wisconsin (BSSW), and Duke Integrative Medicine's Professional Training program for Integrative Health Coaches (IHC), Annette's professional passions relate to spiritual health and stress management, clinical pathways, writing, multi-faith and multi-cultural health care chaplaincy (pediatrics and adults), family-centered care, palliative care, research, religious worship, and theology. Prior to Duke, she worked as a chaplain and social worker in various adult and pediatric settings (acute/LTC; mental health/psychiatric; community).
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Roger Velasquez, DMin, BCC, Senior Clinical Chaplain, is ordained by the American Baptist Churches, and is an elder in and endorsed for chaplaincy by the United Methodist Church, as well as board certified by the Association of Professional Chaplains. He holds a BTh from the Spanish-American Seminary, Los Angeles, a PhM from the National University of El Salvador, and a DMin from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.
His chaplaincy experience includes San Diego’s California Children’s Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, and Sharp Hospice. He has served churches in Los Angeles and San Diego, and worked as an educator and community organizer.
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Suzanne Franklin, MDiv, Supervisory Resident is an ordained Baptist minister and a graduate of Wingate University (BA) and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv). She is endorsed as a chaplain by the Alliance of Baptists. She completed two years of residency in clinical pastoral education at Wake Medical Center before becoming the Director of Pastoral Care at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, NC, where she served for over five years. She currently serves on the executive board for the North Carolina Chaplains’ Association.
Patricia Mitchell, Administrative Assistant, joined the Pastoral Services Department on April 2, 2007. Originally from Tampa, Florida, Pat worked at Tampa International Airport for the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority for seven years as a clerical supervisor and was certified as a notary public in the state of Florida. She studied office technology at Hillsborough Community College.
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Jacqueline Hicks, Administrative Assistant, joined the Pastoral Services Department on January 20, 2011. Jacqueline is a graduate of Durham Technical Institute with an AS in Business Administration.
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Adrian L. Dixon, DMin, Director, led the development of the Spiritual Care Department in 2003. He was Duke Raleigh Hospital's clinical chaplain from 2003-2005 and has served as the director of Spiritual Care since 2006.
Rev. Dixon has a BA in religion from Campbell University and an MDiv from Duke University. He is a member of the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, the Association of Professional Chaplains, and the North Carolina Chaplain's Association.
He is actively involved in the community and speaks at churches, colleges, and universities about the role of chaplaincy, spiritual care, and ethics. In addition to his full-time role at the hospital, Rev. Dixon also pastors a church in Knightdale, NC.
Lisa Brown Cole, MDiv, Director of Pastoral Care Department, DRH, is an ordained elder in the NC Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. She earned a BA in religion from Elon University and an MDiv from Duke Divinity School. Prior to joining the department, she served as pastor in three United Methodist Churches. She is an endorsed chaplain by the United Methodist Church, and is a member of the NC Chaplains Association. She serves as the co-chair of the DRH Ethics Committee.
Linda Russell Young, MDiv, Clinical Chaplain DRH, is an ordained minister in the Wesleyan Church. She earned a BA from North Carolina Central University and a MDiv from Duke Divinity School. She also serves as co-pastor of A Place of Hope Community Church in Durham, NC.