Lynn Koerbel, MPH

Lynn Koerbel, Oasis Institute, Umass Medical School Center for Mindfulness

Associate Director, Oasis Institute for Mindfulness-Based Professional Education and Training

Senior Certified MBSR Teacher, Trainer


M.P.H., Unversity of Massachusetts Amherst Graduate School of Public Health and Health Sciences - 2006
BA, Unversity of Massachusetts, University without Walls - 2004


Focus & Interests

  • Mindfulness as a public health intervention
  • Holistic health and wellness practices
  • Complementary and alternative care in public health and biomedicine


Lynn teaches MBSR and other mindfulness-based programs, professional trainings, and presentations in the various educational pathways of the Center including the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Clinic, Oasis Institute, and the community and workplace mindfulness programs.

Professional & Academic Experience

Director and Lecturer, Public Health Sciences Program,  School of Public Health and Health Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010 – 2011

Lecturer & Chief Undergraduate Advisor, Public Health Sciences Program, School of Public Health and Health Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2008 – 2010

Adjunct Faculty, University Without Walls , University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA 2006 – 2011

Co-founder & Co-facilitator, Present Moment Mindfulness, Northampton, MA, 2005 – Present

Siddha Yoga Meditation Teacher, Siddha Yoga Stretch Instructor New England Region, 1998 - Present

Teaching Assistant, Human Development Throughout the Lifespan, Department of Nursing, Mary Anne Bright, Ph.D., Instructor University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2005-2006


Koerbel, L. & Zucker, D., The suitability of mindfulness-based stress reduction for chronic hepatitis C, Journal of Holistic Nursing, (25), 4, 2007


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