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    Cristina García-Alfonso

    Gwinnett Medical Center

    Staff Chaplain
    Lawrenceville, GA
    [email protected]
    Curriculum Vitae: Garcia, Alfonso C CV


    Ph.D., Brite Dvinity School, Texas Christian University.
    M.A.T.S., Episcopal Divinity School; Th.M.,Candler School of Theology
    B.A., Seminario Evangelico de Teologia, Matanzas, Cuba.

    Biography Statement

    Cristina García-Alfonso is a native of Matanzas, Cuba. She graduated from the Seminario Evangélico de Teología, Matanzas, Cuba in 1997 with a Licenciature in Theology. In October 1997, she was ordained to the ministry in the Fraternity of Baptists Churches of Cuba (FIBAC). In the year 2000, she arrived in the United States to continue her theological education. She earned her Master of Arts in Theological Studies (M.A.T.S) degree from Episcopal Divinity School in Boston, MA in 2002, and a Master of Theology (Th. M) from Candler School of Theology, Emory University, 2003. She was awarded the Doctor of Philosophy from Brite Divinity School in May of the year 2008. Cristina completed a year of CPE residency and is currently working as a Hospice Chaplain for United Hospice-Pruitt Corporation in Gainesville, GA. In addition to her interest in the Hebrew Bible and gender studies, she also explores the intersections of biblical studies and pastoral care with special attention to Latino/a communities.