Pastors work in a complex relationship network. New research shows that efforts to improve clergy health must go beyond eating well and exercise to account for the influence of congregations and denominational polity.
Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell
Research director, Duke Clergy Health Initiative
Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell, Ph.D., is the research director of the Duke Clergy Health Initiative and Assistant Research Professor in the Duke Global Health Institute and the Duke University Center for Health Policy. Trained in both clinical and community psychology, Rae Jean is interested in the impact of systems on individuals and also in the environmental contexts experienced by individuals.
The Congregational Resource Guide (CRG) is an online tool designed to help leaders of all congregations find the right resources to address their unique challenges and needs. Funded by Lilly Endowment Inc., the CRG is a program of the Center for Congregations.Learn more