About Us

The Duke Clergy Health Initiative’s definition of health is wholeness of body, mind, and spirit. We seek to develop a resilient, well-informed cadre of United Methodist pastors as skilled in the care of themselves and their families as they are in the care of their congregations.

Administration and Staff

David Toole, Ph.D. Co-Principal Investigator


Carl Weisner             Senior Director


Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell, Ph.D. Co-Principal Investigator


Rachel Meyer Director, Program Development and Operations

Kate Rugani Communications DirectorRev. Ed Moore Educational Programs Director
Holly Hough, Ph.D.
Project Coordinator
Amanda Wallace, M.Div.
Administrative Coordinator 

Lauren Wall
Staff Assistant