Terry Irish, Chaplain, City of Hope

Terry Irish, Rev., D.Min., B.C.C.

  • Chaplain, Division of Spiritual Care Services

Terry Irish, Rev., D.Min., B.C.C.

  • 2008 - present Chaplain, City of Hope
  • 2001 - 2008 Sunnyvale Nazarene Church
  • 2006 - 2007 Stanford Hospitals & Clinics
  • 1988 - 2001 Crescent City Church of the Nazarene Church


  • D.Min., Nazarene Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary
  • B.A. Religion, Northwest Nazarene College
  • Co-author of chapter "Integrating Spirituality in Oncology Care" in the 2015 inaugural edition of Oxford Handbook of Oncology Social Work
  • "Palliative care and spiritual well-being in lung cancer patients and family caregivers," Psycho-Oncology, 2015
  • Co-author of "Support for Patients and Family Caregivers in Lung Cancer," 2015 Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing
  • Second author of "Death awareness, feelings of uncertainty, and hope in advanced lung cancer patients:can they coexist?," International Journal of Palliative Nursing 2014, Vol.20, No.6
  • Co-author of "A Caregiver's Guide: Tips and tools for reducing caregiver stress," 2010
  • The Association of Professional Chaplains
  • Chosen for the Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative Award of Excellence in Pain Management, 2012
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