Martin Shaw, MDiv, MPH

Martin Shaw, MDiv, MPH

Adjunct Professor, Research Associate

About Martin Shaw, MDiv, MPH

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Martin Shaw serves as a Research Associate and adjunct professor. He previously served as a hospital chaplain at AdventHealth East Orlando and as an Academic Coach at AHU. He is a Board Certified Chaplain through the Association of Professional Chaplains. He is certified in Public Health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. He hold professional certifications in Data Analytics and Project Management from Google. He earned a Bachelor of Pastoral Care from Southern Adventist University, a Master of Divinity from Andrews University, and a Master of Public Health from the University of Florida. His research interests include spirituality, mental health, and resiliency. Her is passionate about data analytics, statistics, and the intersection of quantitative and qualitative research. He is pursuing a Ph.D. in Applied Health Research and Evaluation at Clemson University a program that attracted him because of the solid foundational focus on research methodology and the supportive learning atmosphere of fellow graduate students and faculty. He is currently the principal investigator on two studies at AdventHealth: 1. Understanding the role of empathy, social support, and emotional intelligence on burnout amongst Nurses. 2. Developing a comprehensive workforce and staffing model for healthcare chaplains.


Brand, E. A. J., Shaw, M., & Galo, J. (2022). Implementing Spiritual Care in the Pediatric Complex Care Clinic. Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling.

Martin Shaw, Christian Taylor & Edwin Alicea (2021) Documenting chaplain involvement: a pilot project exploring Pastoral Care and the integration of data science in a Central Florida Hospital, Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy, DOI: 10.1080/08854726.2021.2015056

Shaw, M., Lukman, R., Simmons, L. W., & Reynolds, R. (2021). Clergy Wholeness Study: How Occupational Distress, Depression, and Social Support Inform the Health of Clergy. Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling, 75(1), 23–32.

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