Miran E. Ukaegbu, PhD
Rev. Miran E. Ukaegbu, PhD, is an ordained Anglican Priest, married to Chinweike, Sr., for 35 years, with two children, Chidozie and Chinweike, Jr. She is originally from Imo State, Nigeria, and she currently resides with her family in Brooklyn, NY.
Miran is presently the Executive Director of MiriamMissioncare. She is the Director of Spiritual Care and Clinical Pastoral Education at the Marcus Garvey Nursing and Rehabilitation Pavilion. She is a consultant for Play Attention and also for the Neurofeedback Therapy Center, in Brooklyn, NY.
Her undergraduate degrees are in Business Studies and Business Administration, and she has a Masters in Business Education from IMT England, Baruch College (CUNY).
Her professional experience includes: Principal Training Officer, Ports Authority, Lagos; Human Resources Director, BHRAGS; and Administrative Vice President, CHEZY, New York. She also has a degree in Theology and Pastoral Counseling from George Mercer Theological Seminary, Blanton Peale Graduate Institute, and she studied for her doctorate at Hamilton.
Miran is a Board Certified Clinical Chaplain and she is certified Diplomate in Supervision of Clinical Pastoral Education with the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy (CPSP).
On the invitation of Bishop Best in 2004, Miran established both a clinical pastoral education program and the Institute of Pastoral Care and Counseling Center, at the Anglican Diocese of Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain, along with CPSP International.
Miran is member of the International Society for Neurofeedback & Research; International Association of Counselors and Therapists; and she is a member of the American Counseling Association. Over the years, she has provided pastoral support, training and leadership to chaplains-interns, supervisors-in-training, staff, residents, patients and families. With her Industrial Areas Foundation/East Brooklyn Congregation team leadership and community organizing skills and CDA Fellow in Mediation and Conflict Resolution, she participates in resolving family, group and culturally-biased conflict in communities.
She is a member of the CA Board of Brookdale University Teaching Hospital, and an appointed Board member Brooklyn Community Board 16. As Chair of the Health and Human Services Committee, she connects Brooklyn communities with innovative programs, services and agencies. Miran’s love and care for all earned her the title “Mother Africa,” culturally African woman, midwife and compassionate nurturer to all.