Angela completed her PhD degree in Practical Theology at Claremont School of Theology. She holds a MBA degree from University of Redlands and a MA degree in Clinical Ministry from the Loma Linda University School of Religion.
Angela is fully board-certified by the Association of Professional Chaplains and worked in the field of hospice care prior to joining the Chaplains Department at Loma Linda University Medical Center. She was endorsed by the Adventist Chaplain Ministries in 2013, ordained the year after through the Seventh-day Adventist Church Southeastern California Conference, and commissioned by the General Conference. Angela donates her time as the pastoral care pastor at Mission Road SDA Church in Redlands.
As an American-Hong Kong Chinese, Angela embraces diversity and seeks opportunities to care for and offer support to the marginalized and vulnerable. She cares deeply about humanity’s spiritual development, growth, and wholeness, especially for young people. She prioritizes giving voices to and nurturing future generations.
Angela is married to Ken, a dentist and graduate from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Together, they have a teenage son and daughter. She loves spending time and travelling with her family, relaxing with her dog, enjoying food from all cultures, sharing life over meals with friends, and reading (especially books about animals).
She sees God’s love and compassion as a healing agent and basis of spiritual growth for all. Her academic passion and research interests include pastoral formation, spiritual care/healthcare chaplaincy subjects, spirituality, Asian American theology, formation of youth, and gender studies.
Dr. Li serves as an adjunct professor for the Intergenerational Church concentration in the Andrews Seminary's Doctor of Ministry program.