Lisa Solwold Biography and Information
Lisa Solwold joined Baptist Health in 2017. She serves as a staff chaplain for Wolfson Children's Hospital, providing support to patients, families, and staff in the Pediatric ICU, Pediatric Emergency, and general medical-surgical floors.
Lisa has an undergraduate degree in fashion design from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles. She spent several years as an artist and designer in the fashion and textile industry before branching out as an independent product developer of spiritual and personal growth products. As an artist, Lisa was also able to volunteer extensively with the Alzheimer's Association and Make-A-Wish organizations, providing custom illustrations for their annual fund-raising galas.
Lisa earned a Master of Science in Pastoral Care from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. Following the completion of Swedenborgian Ministry Studies from the Center for Swedenborgian Studies at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, Lisa was ordained as a minister in the Swedenborgian Church of North America. Lisa currently serves as a monthly guest minister at the Unity of Jacksonville Beach Church.
Lisa completed an initial unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) in St Paul, Minnesota as an intern and a 4-unit Chaplain Residency program at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida. During residency, Lisa served as a chaplain on the Palliative Interdisciplinary Team and adult oncology units.
Lisa's interest in holistic healing disciplines has fueled 30 years of studies in alternative medicine and spiritual practices, including certification in Macrobiotics, and practitioner training in subtle energy clearing, Esoteric Healing, and Chinese Face Reading.
Lisa and her husband, Henry, live in Jacksonville, Florida. They have five adult children, all of whom live too far away.