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Cincinnati Children's chaplains, and the rest of the staff in the Department of Pastoral Care, are here to support and attend to the diverse spiritual needs, practices and expressions of all patients and their families.
Kevin Adams, MDiv, BCC Staff Chaplain II
Ruth Alpers, MAHL, BCC Rabbi / Staff Chaplain III, Pastoral Care
Paul C. Beckman, BCC Staff Chaplain I, Emergency/Trauma/PICU
C. Jan Borgman, MSW, LISW, FT Bereavement Program Manager, Pastoral Care
Marianne L. Brandon Wilson, MDiv, BCC Reverend, Staff Chaplain II, NICU
Marcella C. Cameron, MSW, LISW Bereavement Specialist, Bereavement Services
Gary W. Cooper, MDiv, BCC Reverend, Staff Chaplain I, Heart Institute
Daniel H. Grossoehme Chaplain, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Chaplain, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Adherence, spirituality and religion, chronic illness coping and HRQoL.
Visit the Grossoehme Lab.
Doctor of Ministry: (Pastoral Counseling), Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 2006
MDiv: Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary in Virginia, Alexandria, VA, 1992
BS: Astrophysics, Indiana University, 1985
Grossoehme DH, Opipari-Arrigan L, VanDyke R, Thurmond S, Seid M. Relationship of adherence determinants and parental spirituality in cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2011 Dec 13. 2011.
Grossoehme DH, Jacobson CJ, Cotton S, Ragsdale J, VanDyke R, Seid M. Written prayers and religious coping in a paediatric hospital setting. Mental Health, Religion & Culture. 14(5): 423-432. 2011.
Grossoehme DH, Ragsdale JR, Snow A, Seid M. We were chosen as a family: Parents’ evolving use of religion when their child has cystic fibrosis. Journal of Religion & Health. In press. 2011.
Cotton S, Grossoehme DH, McGrady M. Religious coping and use of prayer in sickle cell disease. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2011.
Grossoehme DH, VanDyke R, Jacobson CJ, Cotton S, Ragsdale J, Seid M. Written prayers in a pediatric hospital: linguistic analysis. Psychology of Religion & Spirituality, 2(4): 227-233. 2010.
Grossoehme DH, Ragsdale JR, Wooldridge JL, Cotton S, Grimes L, Seid M. Parents’ use of religious coping in the first year after their child’s chronic illness diagnosis. Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy, 16(3): 109-122. 2010.
Grossoehme DH, Ragsdale J, Wooldridge JL, Cotton S, Seid M. We can handle this: Parents’ use of religion in the first year following their child’s diagnosis with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy, 16(3): 95-108. 2010.
Grossoehme DH, VanDyke R, Seid M. Spirituality’s role in chronic disease self-management: Sanctification of the body in families dealing with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy, 15, 1-10. 2009.
Cotton S, Grossoehme D, Rosenthal SL, McGrady ME, Roberts YH, Hines J, Yi MS, Tsevat J. Religious/spiritual coping in adolescents with sickle cell disease: A pilot study. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 31(5), 313-318. 2009.
Grossoehme DH, Ragsdale J, Dixon C, Berz K, Zimmer M. The changing face of medical education: the role of religion, integrative medicine and osteopathy. The Open Medical Education Journal. 2, 1-8. 2009.
NIH/NICHD K23HD062642 (PI: Grossoehme)
Place Outcomes Award 2012-2014, James M. Anderson Center for Health System Excellence, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
NIH/NICHD K23HD062642 (PI: Grossoehme)
NIH/NICHD K23HD052639 (PI: Cotton).
Mary Ann Hegner, MA, BCC Staff Chaplain, Pastoral Care
Susan L. Jelinek, MDiv, BCC Staff Chaplain II, Pastoral Care
Judith W. McBride, Rev., MDiv, BCC Staff Chaplain II, StarShine Hospice
Reverend Kristin M. Moore, MDiv Staff Chaplain I, Residential Psychiatry
Irvin (Irv) Moore Jr., MSW, MDiv, BCC Clinical Chaplain II, Inpatient Psychiatry
Judith R. Ragsdale, MDiv, PhD Director, Education & Research, Pastoral Care
Director, Education & Research, Pastoral Care
Field Service Assistant Professor
BA: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA.
MDiv: Southern Seminary.
American Baptist Minister. Certified Supervisor, ACPE.
William Scrivener, MDiv, BCC Senior Director, Department of Pastoral Care
Amy S. Simpson, MDiv Staff Chaplain II, Hematology / Oncology
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