Our Team


Kevin Dirksen, M.Div., M.Sc., HEC-C
Regional Director of Ethics
Andy & Bev Honzel Endowed Chair in Applied Health Care Ethics


Kelsi Charlesworth, MS
Program Manager

Christianna Henkel

Christianna Henkel
Coordinator of Ethics Programming


Eileen Mooney
Administrative assistant III


Nicholas J. Kockler, Ph.D., MS, HEC-C
Vice President for System Ethics Services
Theology & Ethics Department, Providence St. Joseph Health

Affiliate Faculty

The Ethics Center collaborates with affiliate faculty for select educational programming opportunities. Affiliate faculty assist Center staff in teaching content related to their expertise. Various educational opportunities may be co-taught with affiliate faculty.

Emeritus Faculty

As outlined in the Ethics Advisory Board’s motion, this honorary designation is awarded to an individual who demonstrates a distinguished career as an employee of the Center for Health Care Ethics for a minimum of ten years and marked by:

  • a commitment to service excellence and integrity;
  • a commitment to the professional development of caregivers at PSJH;
  • a commitment to the Mission and Core Values of PSJH, and
  • contributions to fostering an ethical climate at PSJH.

John F TuoheyPresently, only one person has earned the distinction of Emeritus Faculty:
(Rev.) John F. Tuohey, PhD
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