Clinical Pastoral Education Staff
The Rev. Tim P. VanDuivendyk, B.A., M.Div., D.Min.
Association of Clinical Pastoral Education Certified Supervisor
Vice President, Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care
Tim P. VanDuivendyk has been with Memorial Hermann Health System since 1972 and currently serves as an ACPE Certified Supervisor and Vice President of Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care. He is an ordained Baptist minister.
After graduating from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, he received his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. He completed a pastoral counseling residency at the Texas Research In Mental Health Science Center (TRIMS) in the Texas Medical Center.
Tim is a Board-Certified Chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains and practices as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Texas.
He has served as the national accreditation chair of the ACPE, regional certification chair of the College of Chaplains and the president of the Southeast Texas Chaplains Association. Tim authored The Unwanted Gift of Grief: A Ministry Approach.
The Rev. Paul E. Robertson, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Director of System Clinical Pastoral Education and Chaplaincy
ACPE Certified Supervisor
Paul graduated from Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi, with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans with Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.
He was a Professor of Theology at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary for 15 years before entering Clinical Pastoral Education at The McFarland Institute of Christian Health Ministries in New Orleans. Paul participated in the ACPE Residency and Supervisory Training while at the Institute. Prior to his teaching career he served as Director of Extension Center Education with the Seminary Extension Department in Nashville, Tennessee.
At New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary he held numerous academic appointments including Director of Research Doctoral Programs, Director of the Doctor of Ministry Degree Program, and editor of The Theological Educator.
An ordained Baptist minister, Paul has extensive pastoral experience, having served as pastor of three churches and interim pastor of over a dozen churches through the years. Paul has co-authored the book God So Loved the World: Traditional Baptists and Calvinism, as well as contributed chapters and articles to numerous publications. He is married with two adult children and two grandchildren.
The Rev. Mary Q. Browne MSW, M.Div.
Director, Chaplaincy Services, Memorial Hermann Southwest
ACPE Certified Supervisor
Mary graduated from the University of Connecticut, with a
Bachelor of Arts, Honors Scholar in Psychology, from the University of
Pittsburgh with a Master of Social Work and the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
with a Master of Divinity. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and became
a Board Certified Chaplain with the Association for Professional Chaplains in
Mary participated in an ACPE Residency and Supervisory
Training in the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. Upon achieving Associate
Supervisor status she was an ACPE Supervisor with the Department of Veterans
Affairs in Pittsburgh, and then in San Antonio where she served as the CPE
supervisor and program director. She became fully certified as an ACPE
Supervisor just prior to joining Memorial Hermann. Before entering into
chaplaincy and CPE supervision, Mary served on staff in several churches, was a
therapist/pastoral counselor, and was a contract chaplain in a state mental
hospital. She has articles published in the Journal of Religion,
Disability, and Health and Reflective Practice. She is an ordained
pastor, endorsed for specialized ministry with the Evangelical Lutheran Church
in America (ELCA). Mary is married with three adult children and one
Rev. Carlos Asdrúbal Sánchez, B.A., M.A., M.Div.
ACPE Certified Supervisor
System ACPE Educator
The Reverend Carlos Sanchez is an endorsed chaplain and ordained pastor by the American Baptist denomination. He has served congregations more than twenty years in Venezuela, his birthplace and in the United States. He earned his Master of Arts in Old Testament and his Master of Divinity in Social Ethics from the Northern Baptist Theological Seminary in Lombard, Illinois. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Seminario Evangélico Asociado in Venezuela, South America.
Carlos participated in the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) Residency and Supervisory Training Programs at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove, Illinois. He was chaplain in the Pediatric Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care, Cancer Center and Supervisory Candidate at the Illinois Masonic Hospital where he started the ACPE program.
Upon moving to Texas in 2006 he served the Seton Family Hospitals in Austin, Texas and became a fully certified ACPE Supervisor. His supervisory and chaplaincy experience includes Coordinator of the ACPE program at Evanston Northwestern Healthcare in Evanston, Illinois and chaplain and ACPE Supervisor at Harris County Hospital District in Houston, Texas. Carlos began his ministry with Memorial Hermann Health System in 2010 as Director of Chaplaincy at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and ACPE Supervisor throughout the Memorial Hermann System. He became a Board Certified Chaplain with the Association for Professional Chaplains in 2008. He is married with two children.