The class of 2021 brings an overabundance of leadership skills, talents and experience to Bishop Anderson House. We are grateful for their willingness to be a part of our mission.
In 2002, Carlos Olvera was the first Spanish Language Interpreter to be hired at Rush University Medical Center and is now Manager of Interpreter Services. He brings a passion for accessibility advocacy to our team.
Dr. Gary Schaffel is the founding member of Forward Focus Concierge Medicine. His medical practice emphasizes a balanced approach to wellness and cardiovascular disease prevention and he has a great interest in the relationship of spirituality and medicine in the healing professions.
Rev. Jasmin Taylor, Associate Pastor to Digital and Media Ministries at Trinity United Christ in Chicago, Illinois, holds a BS degree from Northwestern University, and a MDiv from Chicago Theological Seminary. Known to many by the name “Digi Pastor,” she ministers to people both near and far through the digital and physical communities that surround her.
Dr. Mary Tobin recently retired as the chief of the Division of Allergy & Immunology at Rush University Medical Center and also served as a attending at the John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County. She is currently attending an interfaith seminary in NYC called One Spirit Learning Alliance and is dedicated to the field of hospital chaplaincy.