Rev. Emily Viverette, DMin

Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology


  • Chaplaincy
  • Clinical Pastoral Education
  • Pastoral Care & Counseling
  • Leadership


  • DMin with specialization in Pastoral Theology and Care, Hood Theological Seminary, May 2022
  • M.Div. Vanderbilt University, May 2000
  • B.S. Elon University, May 1994

Dr. Viverette has extensive experience in healthcare chaplaincy and Clinical Pastoral Education. She has served in chaplaincy at a skilled care facility, a Level II medical center and a Level I trauma center. She currently serves as the Director of FaithHealth Chaplaincy & Education at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. She is a Certified Educator credentialed through ACPE, Inc. and ordained as a minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She is a member of First Christian Church in Greensboro, NC, where she lives with her family, which includes her husband, two teenagers and spoiled dog.

Dr. Viverette is passionate about skillful spiritual care and the evolving work of chaplains as agents of public health and justice.


Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)