Our Organization

People make the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society a visionary force and global leader in mindfulness and mind-body medicine.

Judson Brewer
Chief of Division of Mindfulness, Department of Medicine, Executive Director (Interim), CFM, Director of Research, CFM

Dianne Horgan
Chief of Operations, Division of Mindfulness, Department of Medicine and Associate Executive Director, CFM

Florence Meleo-Meyer
Director, Train-the-Trainer Program, Oasis Institute for Mindfulness-based Professional Education and Training

Lynn Koerbel
Director, MBSR Teacher Education and Curriculum, CFM

Founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, Professor of Medicine emeritus, in 1979, the Center is in the Department of Medicine, Division of Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. 

Saki Santorelli, EdD, MA, served as Executive Director of the CFM and as the director of the internationally-acclaimed Stress Reduction Clinic from 2001 - 2018.