Dates of Employment: February 2011 - June 2018; Honorary Fellow: July 2018 - present
Lisa Flook completed her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at UCLA and was a scientist at the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her research investigated the negative consequences of academic and interpersonal stress on children and adolescents.
Lisa's research focused on early intervention and prevention to mitigate the negative effects of stress and promote self-regulation and prosocial skills development. Her work with preschool and elementary school students and teachers, parents, and pre-service teachers aimed at exploring effective and sustainable ways of introducing mindfulness-based practices in school and community settings and to assess their effects through research.
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles
Improving the Science and Measurement of Mindfulness
Researchers are broadening the methods to measure mindfulness
Center researchers are investigating possible ways to prevent teacher burnout in the classroom.