Beverly M. Beltramo is a liturgical musician who lives in suburban Detroit. She is director of Spiritual Support, Oakwood Health System, in Dearborn, Michigan. She has graduate degrees in pastoral ministry and creative studies and a D.Min. from Ecumenical Theological Seminary, where her dissertation was “The Chaplain’s Role in Addressing Patient Satisfaction.”
Bev has 15 years experience as a health care chaplain, working with patients and families across the life spectrum. She currently leads a richly diverse department with Hindu, Muslim, Jewish, and Christian chaplains serving four Western Wayne County hospitals, including three trauma centers and a senior living community. The department is working towards accreditation as a Clinical Pastoral Education center and currently is supported by 100+ active Spiritual Support Volunteers.