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

Blen Biru, Research Associate, Spirited Life: Selah

David Eagle, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Seminary to Early Ministry (SEM) Study

Josh Gaghan, Study Coordinator, Seminary to Early Ministry (SEM) Study

Bita Hamedani Greer, Financial Analyst

Erin Johnston, Ph.D., Associate in Research, Seminary to Early Ministry (SEM) Study

Jessie Larkins, Program Coordinator, Spirited Life: Selah

Sofia Labrecque Nieves, Research Assistant, Spirited Life: Selah

Rachel Meyer, Director of Program Development

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

Beth Stringfield, Senior Project Coordinator

Logan Tice, Research Manager

Carl Weisner, Senior Director

Jia Yao, Data Analyst

Contact Us

Clergy Health Initiative
Duke Divinity School
407 Chapel Drive, Box 90968
Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 613-5475

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