Reverend Hannah M. Rhiza, MA, MDiv
Staff Chaplain, Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital
Hannah Rhiza is a Christian chaplain who serves in an interfaith capacity at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital.
Prior to entering a path in spiritual care, Hannah comes from an academic and professional background in criminal justice, specializing in corporate and private security. Her 18-year tenure in the field has provided her extensive practical experience, dealing with clients of all walks amid crisis situations. She has earned a master of arts degree in criminal justice from Boston University and a master of divinity degree from Fuller Theological Seminary.
Hannah has completed four units of clinical pastoral education at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and has continued on to serve as a chaplain fellow. She has also served as a pediatric chaplain at Children’s Hospital of Orange County. Hannah’s experiences as a spiritual care provider include attending to gastrointestinal and respiratory units, palliative care, patients with psychiatric needs, addiction, general medicine, pediatric medical/surgical units, pediatric oncology, pediatric outpatient clinic and pediatric psychiatry.
Hannah is an ordained minister serving on the Pastoral Care Team at Eastside Christian Church.