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Rev Kelsey Blankenship White, MDiv, BCC

Rev Kelsey Blankenship White, MDiv, BCC


Rev Kelsey Blankenship White, MDiv, BCC (Cohort 1)

Kelsey is a chaplain with Norton Healthcare in Louisville, KY.

Originally from Lexington, KY, White joined Norton from the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital System where she served as the first outpatient chaplain for the Kirklin Clinic. White earned a BA in Religion from Transylvania University and an MDiv from Union Theological Seminary. Her professional interests include outpatient chaplaincy and the possible relationships between oncology and palliative care. During her MSc in Clinical Investigational Sciences at the University of Louisville’s School of Public Health & Information Services, she plans to study the possibilities of cross-continuum pastoral care and modes to refine pastoral skillsets.  White recently celebrated the birth of her first child, Hayden.  He occupies most of her time, but she also enjoys hiking with her husband, Nolan, and her dog, Macks. She recently took up archery and photography and is an avid University of Kentucky and New York Giants fan.

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