Meet Our Staff

Director - The Rev. Oran Lee

Chaplain Lee received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas Tech University in 1979, and a Master Of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in May of 1983. He was ordained in 1986. He has served as a chaplain at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center since August 1992 and has been a Board Certified Chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains since February 1996. For several years he served as the state certification chairman for that organization, and presently serves as that organization’s state chair.

In 2008, Oran became Team Leader for the Department of Pastoral Care. He was promoted to Manager for that department in May 2009 and Director in 2013. His fields of specialty are Pediatrics, Transplant Medicine, and Emergency Medicine.

Oran currently serves as the chair of INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center’s Organ Donation Advisory council, which seeks to promote donor awareness and to improve the organ donation process. He also serves as a board member of HOPE, an organization that works with transplant candidates, recipients, and donor families. Under his leadership INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center has received the national “Organ Donation Medal Of Honor” from the US Department of Health and Human Services for the last three years. This honor goes to hospitals who maintain an organ donation consent rate of at least 75 percent.

Oran has authored an article entitled, “The Spiritual Dimensions of Organ Transplantation” which was published in 2003 in Chaplaincy Today, a quarterly publication of the Association Of Professional Chaplains. Oran has co-authored two articles, “The Organ Donation Process as Spiritual Care”, published on October 17, 2007 by PlainViews, a Pastoral Care journal, and ”Native American Incense/Smudge Rituals within the Hospital”, published on April 7, 2010 in PlainViews. Oran also published a religious parody entitled “Home Churching” in the June/July 2005 issue of The Wittenburg Door, a religious satire magazine.

Prior to becoming a hospital chaplain, he served two churches as pastor and one as the associate pastor. He is married with two adult children and two grandchildren. 

INTEGRIS Baptist Staff Chaplains

Rusty Elkins

Chaplain Rusty Elkins received a Bachelor of Arts from Southwestern State University of Oklahoma in 1978 and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1982. He was ordained in 1989 and has worked At INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center since August of 2000. He became a Board Certified Chaplain in 2003. His fields of specialty are Neurology, Urology, Burn, and Surgery. Prior to becoming a hospital chaplain, Chaplain Elkins spent ten years in youth ministry and ten years in student ministry on a college campus. He is married with two adult children.

Noel Gray

Chaplain Noel Gray received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2000 and a Master of Divinity from Phillips Theological Seminary in 2007. She was ordained in April of 2010. She completed two years of Clinical Pastoral Education at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City in 2011 and has served as a chaplain at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center since April of 2011. She became a Board Certified Chaplain in 2012. Her fields of specialty are end-of-life issues and palliative care. She is endorsed by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She is the mother of five adult children and three grandchildren. Noel is currently serving Refuge Fellowship Church in Oklahoma City.

Brian Warfield

Chaplain Brian Warfield received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2005 and a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary in 2011. He completed two years of Clinical Pastoral Education with INTEGRIS. He is ordained and endorsed for hospital chaplaincy through the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. He has been a Board Certified Chaplain since 2013. His fields of specialty include Mental Health, Pediatrics, and Chronic Illness. He is married and has three young boys.

INTEGRIS Baptist Administrative Staff

Glenda Thompson is the administrative secretary to the Department of Pastoral Care. She has been an employee of INTEGRIS for more than 20 years, and is ready to assist you in any way.

INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center Chaplain

Director: Chaplain Jody DeFehr

Chaplain Joel (Jody) DeFehr received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1975 and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1978. Jody served as a pastor for seven years and as an associate pastor for another seven years before becoming a chaplain at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center in September of 1992. His areas of specialty were Oncology and Transplantation. In 2001, he became the Director of Pastoral Care at INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center. Jody was named a Board Certified Chaplain by the Association of Professional Chaplains in 1996.