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Rev. Robin Y. Franklin, Director, Chaplaincy Services

Robin Franklin

Robin graduated from the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) in Atlanta. She became interested in CPE while matriculating at ITC and decided that she wanted to learn what it meant to help pastors, laypeople, and others to become more effective pastoral caregivers. She has been fully certified as an ACPE Supervisor since 1997. She has been at Strong Memorial Hospital since 2002 and became the Director of Chaplaincy Services in June 2003.

Rev. Kevin M. Boyd

Rev. Kevin M. Boyd, Associate Director, Chaplaincy Services


Kevin is a graduate of Stetson University and the University of Chicago Divinity School.  He completed two years of CPE residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago before becoming the Director of Field Education at the University of Chicago Divinity School. After completing his CPE Supervisory process, Kevin worked at the University of Virginia Medical Center. Upon relocating to Rochester, Kevin taught the Hospice course at the Harley School before joining URMC as the Associate Director of the department. Kevin’s areas of interest include Medical Ethics and narrative in medicine, specifically how the experience of being ill is understood and articulated by patients.

Rev. Maurice Hopkins

Rev. Maurice Hopkins, MDiv.   Pediatric Chaplain


Maurice is the pediatric chaplain in the Golisano Children’s Hospital at URMC.  He graduated from Northeastern Seminary in Rochester with a Masters of Divinity and is an ordained Elder in the Free Methodist Church-USA.  Maurice enjoys working with the pediatric population and their families with over four years of experience.  He completed both his Clinical Pastoral Education internship and residency here at URMC.

Staff

 

Roberta Clark, Administrator, Chaplaincy Services