Christine Lathren

Christine Lathren, MD, MSPH, is a research assistant professor within the Program on Integrative Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research explores how self-compassion may strengthen relationship health and improve well-being outcomes, particularly in family caregiving and parent-child contexts. Using both quantitative and qualitative …

Bassam Khoury

Bassam Khoury is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology at McGill University, and he heads the McGill Mindfulness Research Lab (https://mcgill.ca/mmrl/), where he and his team conduct research on advancing the theory, research, and applications of mindfulness and compassion. The global aim of the research is to make a deep …

Ryan Herringa

Ryan Herringa, MD, PhD is the Director of the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and the UW Health Professor in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He is a pediatric psychiatrist and neuroscientist whose work explores the neurobehavioral substrates of childhood traumatic stress and PTSD. …

Diego Berman

I am a postdoctoral research scientist currently working on the biological and psychological aspects of Alzheimer’s disease at the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease at the Columbia University Medical Center. My main interest is in applying mindfulness and different types of Buddhist and Energy meditation techniques for the treatment of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. …