Rhode Island Hospital

Our Team


Theresa Jenner
Administrator Director, Clinical Social Work

Multi-faith Staff Chaplains 

Rev Michael Mercier
Director of Spiritual Care for Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children's Hospital and Staff Chaplain

Rabbi Carol Glass
Staff Chaplain

Rabbi Avraham Rosenthal
Staff Chaplain

Sandra Salazar, RJM
Staff Chaplain

Clinical Pastoral Education Participants

Clinical pastoral education participants from The Chaplaincy Center in Providence, RI complete clinical requirements through the spiritual care department throughout the year. These chaplains provide important services to the patients, families and staff of Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children's Hospital.

Diocesan-Sponsored Chaplains

Rev. Albert Ranallo
Catholic Priest-Director of Catholic Team

Rev. Jacques Chavannes
Catholic Priest

Rev. Jose Dosreis
Catholic Priest

Rev. Albert Marcello
Catholic Priest

Rev. Derek Puleo
Catholic Priest

Caroline Vierra
Coordinator of Catholic Eucharistic Ministers

Volunteer Chaplains

The Reverend James Jacob, PhD, MDiv
Multi-Faith Chaplain

Rabbi Natan Schafer