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The Center for Healthy Minds and Healthy Minds Innovations, an affiliated nonprofit dedicated to supporting the mission of the Center for Healthy Minds, encompass an interdisciplinary team of scientists, students, research staff and administrative staff. We draw from the scientific expertise, collaboration and philanthropic support from partners around the globe.

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Richard J. Davidson
Founder, Center for Healthy Minds & Healthy Minds Innovations, William James & Vilas Professor of Psychology & Psychiatry
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Larissa G. Duncan
Faculty at the Center for Healthy Minds, Elizabeth C. Davies Chair in Child & Family Well-Being, Director of the Center for Child and Family Well-Being, and Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
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John D. Dunne
Faculty at the Center for Healthy Minds, Distinguished Chair in Contemplative Humanities, Professor of Asian Languages & Cultures
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Simon Goldberg
Faculty at the Center for Healthy Minds, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology
Julie Poehlmann
Julie Poehlmann-Tynan
Faculty at the Center for Healthy Minds, Dorothy A. O’Brien Professor in Human Ecology, Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
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Charles L. Raison
Faculty at the Center for Healthy Minds, Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Chair for Healthy Minds, Children & Families, Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Melissa Rosenkranz
Melissa Rosenkranz
Faculty at the Center for Healthy Minds, Distinguished Chair in Contemplative Neuroscience, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Sarah Short
Sarah J. Short
Faculty at the Center for Healthy Minds, Dorothy Jones King Distinguished Chair in Educational Psychology, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology
Heather Abercrombie
Heather C. Abercrombie
Scientific Director, Center for Healthy Minds
Scott Anderson
Scott Anderson
PhD Student, Department of Kinesiology and Founder, YogAutism
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Alexandra Barnes
Associate Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
Tony Chambers Web
Tony Chambers
Director, Equity, Inclusion and Innovation, Center for Healthy Minds and Healthy Minds Innovations
Leandro Chernicoff
Leandro Chernicoff
Graduate Student, Department of Educational Psychology and the Center for Healthy Minds
Ty Christian
Ty Christian
Systems Administrator, Center for Healthy Minds
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Dekila Chungyalpa
Director of the Loka Initiative, Center for Healthy Minds and Healthy Minds Innovations
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Cortland Dahl
Research Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds & Chief Contemplative Officer, Healthy Minds Innovations
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Debra Dawidziak
Financial Assistant, Center for Healthy Minds
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Isa Dolski
Associate Director, Center for Healthy Minds and Assistant Treasurer, Healthy Minds Innovations
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Anna J. Finley
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Healthy Minds
Dan Fitch
Dan Fitch
Research Software Developer, Center for Healthy Minds
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Endang Fourianalistyawati
Graduate Researcher, Department of Human Development and Family Studies and the Center for Healthy Minds
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Corrina Frye
Senior Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
AlyssaGerarden
Alyssa Gerarden
Senior Financial Specialist, Grants, Center for Healthy Minds
Robin Goldman
Robin Goldman
Director of the Research Support Core, Center for Healthy Minds
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Lauren Gresham
Senior Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
Marianne Griffin Web
Marianne Griffin
Administrative Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
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Dan Grupe
Associate Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds
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Lisa Gundlach
Senior Director of Development, Center for Healthy Minds and Healthy Minds Innovations
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Angel Hammond
Associate Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
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Jeanne Harris
Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
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Katerina Herder
Director of Development, Center for Healthy Minds and Healthy Minds Innovations
Estelle Higgins Web
Estelle Higgins
Research Intern, Center for Healthy Minds
Matthew Hirshberg
Matt Hirshberg
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Healthy Minds
Roxanne Hoks Web
Roxanne Hoks
Senior Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
Hassan Hossayrami
Hassan Hossayrami
Research Intern, Center for Healthy Minds
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Lorri Houston
Director of Donor Engagement, Center for Healthy Minds
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Susan Huber Miller
Director of Academic & Continuing Education Programs, Center for Healthy Minds
Shaun Huffman Web
Shaun Huffman
Marketing Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
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Sara Ifert
Senior Marketing Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
Ted Imoff Smith
Ted Imhoff-Smith
Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
Audrey Jacobsen Web
Audrey Jacobsen
Office and Resource Manager, Center for Healthy Minds
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DK Jang
Associate Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
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Susan Jensen
Executive Assistant to Richard Davidson, Senior Administrative Program Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
Pelin Kesebir
Pelin Kesebir
Assistant Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds
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Andrew Kirvin-Quamme
Associate Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
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John Koger
Research Technology Manager, Center for Healthy Minds
TammiKral
Tammi Kral
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Healthy Minds
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Ajay Kumar Nair
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Healthy Minds
Jane Lambert Web
Jane Lambert
Undergraduate Coordinator & Training Grant Administrator, Center for Healthy Minds
Pema Lhamo
Pema Lhamo
Graduate Student, Department of Educational Psychology and the Center for Healthy Minds
Elizabeth Nord
Elizabeth Nord
Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
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Brendon Panke
Operations Assistant, Center for Healthy Minds
Walker Pendersen
Walker S. Pedersen
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Healthy Minds
Laurel Quinlan
Laurel Quinlan
Associate Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
Jane Sachs
Jane Sachs
Research Program Manager, Center for Healthy Minds
Stacey Schaefer
Stacey Schaefer
Associate Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds
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Sarah E. Skinner
Associate Research Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
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Sasha Sommerfeldt
Graduate Student, Department of Psychology and the Center for Healthy Minds
MarianneSpoon
Marianne Spoon
Director of Communications and Marketing, Center for Healthy Minds
David Thompson
David Thompson
IT Lead, Center for Healthy Minds
BrittanyThomson
Brittany Thomson
Assistant Center Administrator, Center for Healthy Minds
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Tawni Tidwell
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Healthy Minds
Emily Urban
Emily Urban-Wojcik
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Healthy Minds
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Nate Vack
Research Software Developer, Center for Healthy Minds
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Lori Vavrus
Senior Financial Specialist, Center for Healthy Minds
Lisa Wesley
Lisa Wesley
Human Resources Generalist, Center for Healthy Minds
Christy Wilson Mendenhall
Christy Wilson-Mendenhall
Associate Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds & Scientific Lead, Healthy Minds Program, Healthy Minds Innovations