The Institute for Spirituality and Health
Exploring the connections between spirituality and health.

Faculty

W. Andrew Achenbaum, Ph.D.  Professor Emeritus of History and Social Work University of Houston

W. Andrew Achenbaum, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of History and Social Work
University of Houston

Jon Allen, Ph.D.  Professor Menninger Research Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Baylor College of Medicine

Jon Allen, Ph.D.
Professor Menninger Research Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine

Harvey Aronson, Ph.D.  Therapist Couples Therapy Houston

Harvey Aronson, Ph.D.
Therapist
Couples Therapy Houston

Ryan Brown, PhD  Managing Director for Measurement Doer Institute for New Leaders | Rice University

Ryan Brown, PhD
Managing Director for Measurement
Doer Institute for New Leaders | Rice University

Eduardo Bruera, M.D.  Chair of the Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine M.D. Anderson

Eduardo Bruera, M.D.
Chair of the Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine
M.D. Anderson

Nathan Carlin, Ph.D.  Associate Professor McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics McGovern Medical School

Nathan Carlin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics
McGovern Medical School

Tom Cole, Ph. D.   Director McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics

Tom Cole, Ph. D.
Director
McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics

Mauro Ferrari, Ph.D.  President and CEO Houston Methodist Research Institute

Mauro Ferrari, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Houston Methodist Research Institute

Lex Gillan  Teacher Yoga Institute

Lex Gillan
Teacher
Yoga Institute

Marvin Delgado Guay, M.D.  Associate Professor MD Anderson Cancer Center

Marvin Delgado Guay, M.D.
Associate Professor
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Karen Hahn, Ph.D., RN, APN  President Center for Faith and Health Initiatives

Karen Hahn, Ph.D., RN, APN
President
Center for Faith and Health Initiatives

Robert J Hesse, Ph.D.  Co-Founder and President Contemplative Network

Robert J Hesse, Ph.D.
Co-Founder and President
Contemplative Network

Samuel Karff, D.H.L.  Rabbi Emeritus Congregation Beth Israel

Samuel Karff, D.H.L.
Rabbi Emeritus
Congregation Beth Israel

Anne Klein, Ph.D.  Professor, Department of Religious Studies Rice University

Anne Klein, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Religious Studies
Rice University

Jeffrey J. Kripal, Ph.D.  Professor, Department of Religious Studies Rice University

Jeffrey J. Kripal, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Religious Studies
Rice University

Sheila LoboPrabhu, M.D.  Associate Professor, Psychiatry Baylor College of Medicine

Sheila LoboPrabhu, M.D.
Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Baylor College of Medicine

Jim Lomax, M.D., Ph.D.  Professor and Associate Chair Menninger Dept. of Psyc. and Behavioral Science

Jim Lomax, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Chair
Menninger Dept. of Psyc. and Behavioral Science

Ken Pargament, Ph.D.  Professor Emeritus of Psychology Bowling Green State University

Ken Pargament, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
Bowling Green State University

Rev. Dr. Fred Smith  Dir. Center for Leadership in Public Theology Houston Graduate School of Theology

Rev. Dr. Fred Smith
Dir. Center for Leadership in Public Theology
Houston Graduate School of Theology

Michael Winters, Ph.D.  Psychologist Private Practice

Michael Winters, Ph.D.
Psychologist
Private Practice

Bing You, M.D., L.Ac., DAAPM  Acupuncturist and Physician weMED Clinic

Bing You, M.D., L.Ac., DAAPM
Acupuncturist and Physician
weMED Clinic