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Dr. Joanna Seibert is an emeritus professor of radiology and pediatrics at Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences and has been an ordained deacon in the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas for sixteen years.

She has served as a deacon at St. Margaret’s, Trinity Cathedral, St. Luke’s North Little Rock, and presently is assigned to St. Mark’s Little Rock.

Joanna is the author of numerous books including, The Call of the Psalms, a Spiritual Companion for Busy People and The Call of the Psalms, a Spiritual Companion for People in Recovery, Healing Presence, Taste and See: Experiences of God’s Goodness Through Stories, Poems, and Food as Seen by a Mother and Daughter, and a two-volume series of sermons, Interpreting the World to the Church.  She has been a writer for Forward, Day by Day, and has been a frequent contributor to the Living Church, and the Anglican Digest.

She has been trained as a spiritual director at the Hayden Institute of North Carolina. She and her husband, Robert formerly were Arkansas’ representatives to the National Cathedral in Washington. She is a facilitator for the Community of Hope and Walking the Mourner’s Path and is especially involved in recovery ministries in the Episcopal Church and the Board of Visitors of the diocese conference center, Camp Mitchell.

She has been named one of the top 100 women in Arkansas by Arkansas Business for several years, as well as being on the list of outstanding doctors in the country for many years. Arkansas Children’s Hospital annually gives an award to the physician at the hospital who embodies teamwork in his or her practice. The award is named the Robert and Joanna Seibert award. This month Joanna has been named to the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame.

Joanna and her husband have three grown children and six grandchildren and have lived in Little Rock for thirty-nine years but are frequent visitors to the gulf coast and Holy Spirit in Gulf Shores.