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The Osher Collaborative for Integrative Medicine comprises an international group of seven academic Centers funded by The Bernard Osher Foundation to study, teach, and practice integrative medicine. The Osher Collaborative amplifies the collective impact of the seven Osher Centers on health and well-being for all.

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Special Issue On Mindfulness
Current Opinion In Psychology August 2019

Current Opinion in Psychology

David Vago, PhD, Research Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and director of the Contemplative Neuroscience and Integrative Medicine (CNIM) Laboratory at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, along with Amit Bernstein, PhD, University of Haifa, Israel, and Thorsten Barnhofer, PhD, University of Surrey, edited the Special Issue on Mindfulness in Current Opinion in Psychology

Dr. Helen Weng Included in 10 Powerful Women of the Mindfulness Movement

10 Powerful Women of the Mindfulness Movement

Article excerpt:

For Helen Weng, her work as a neuroscientist, her lived experience as the child of Taiwanese immigrants, and her mindfulness practice are inseparable. Weng has spent the last 14 years investigating the neurobiological mechanisms of mindfulness meditation. What she’s observed as a racialized person in mindfulness circles has made her want to do things differently—and help to change the conversation for other minorities who meditate.