Associate Professor, Division of Pulmonary Medicine & Staff Chaplain III
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Daniel H. Grossoehme, DMin, BCC is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics (University of Cincinnati College of Medicine) in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He also holds an appointment as Staff Chaplain III in the Department of Pastoral Care; his clinical assignment is the Cystic Fibrosis Team. He is an Episcopal priest, a board certified chaplain with 23 years’ experience in pediatric chaplains, primarily in cystic fibrosis, psychiatry and trauma/burns/critical care. He has been doing research for 19 years and since 2008 has been funded to devote 75% effort towards research. His research efforts focus on spiritual struggle and depression; how spiritual/religious/existential beliefs motivate health behaviours such as treatment adherence; and chaplaincy outcome development. In 2012, he was named an Outstanding Clinical Research Professional by his hospital. He is author of 36 peer-reviewed articles, five book chapters and a book on the pastoral care of children. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and currently by the John Templeton Foundation and Ipsos-Insight LLC. Daniel’s wife, Henny, is also an Episcopal priest and their son is a college sophomore studying aviation maintenance. In his spare time, Daniel plays viola in a community orchestra.