Tyler, Texas (UT Health Northeast) — The Rev. Jack Voss is the new chaplain at UT Health Northeast.
Rev. Voss has served as senior pastor of a non-denominational church in Owasso, Okla., where he and his wife, Janice, ministered for 20 years.
He founded Marketplace Grill, a professional networking luncheon of Christian businessmen in Owasso. In addition, he has served as the president of the Collinsville, Texas, Ministerial Alliance and served in a volunteer chaplain program that he developed for the Collinsville Police Department.
He and his wife were honored by the mayor of Owasso on Jan. 18, 2004, when he declared it Jack and Janice Voss Day.
Rev. Voss, a native East Texan, received his bachelor’s of theology from Texas Bible College in Lufkin, Texas.
He has preached and taught leadership in the African countries of Liberia, Malawi, and South Africa, as well as in the Asian countries of the Philippines and Taiwan. Other nations he has visited in his ministry are China, Mexico, New Zealand, and Ukraine.
For 65 years, UT Health Northeast has provided excellent patient care and cutting-edge treatment, specializing in pulmonary disease, cancer, heart disease, primary care, and the disciplines that support them. UT Health Northeast’s annual operating budget of $138.8 million represents a major economic impact of over $347 million for the Northeast Texas region. Since 2002, scientists in the Center for Biomedical Research have been awarded more than $120 million in research dollars. As the university medical center for Northeast Texas, its graduate medical education programs – with residencies in family medicine and occupational medicine – provide doctors for many communities throughout the region and beyond. UT Health Northeast is also the program sponsor of the residency program in internal medicine at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. For more information, visit www.uthealth.org.