Amanda Shallcross is a board-certified naturopathic physician with clinical and research expertise in preventative and integrative behavioral medicine and public health. Her research utilizes multiple methodologies including laboratory tasks, experience sampling, behavioral coding, and autonomic nervous system responding.
The overarching goal of her work is to adapt and test mindfulness-based interventions for individuals with co-morbid mood disorders and chronic disease, with an emphasis toward making mindfulness-based interventions more available, accessible, and affordable for individuals with diverse backgrounds (e.g., racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse populations). Her career development award (K23) supported by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health is focused on testing the effects of a telephone-delivered mindfulness intervention for patients with co-morbid depression and chronic disease. She is also Co-Investigator of two randomized controlled trials that focus on adapting and testing a telephone-delivered mindfulness intervention for individuals with chronic disease and elevated psychological distress.