Bob Linscott, B.S., MTS
- B.S., Emerson College, 1988
- Master of Theological Studies, MTS, Harvard Divinity School, 1997
Focus & Interests
- Diversity and Inclusion in the teaching of mindfulness
- Bringing mindfulness to underserved populations
Bob Linscott is an MBSR instructor in the Stress Reduction Clinic at the Center for Mindfulness at UMASS Medical School. Bob has dedicated most of his career towards issues of diversity and inclusion working with underserved populations. He spent several years living with the Dine’ (Navajo) on the reservation in Arizona and travels regularly to Nepal to assist with The Nepal Orphans Home, the orphanage his brother founded in 2005. Bob is the Assistant Director of The LGBT Aging Project at The Fenway Institute, a Program of Fenway Health.
Bob has been teaching meditation and mindfulness for over 20 years. Bob co-founded a meditation group in Jamaica Plain which is now in its tenth year. Currently, through a grant with The Tufts Health Plan Foundation, he has been offering MBSR for LGBT elders since 2013. Bob holds a master’s degree in comparative religion from Harvard Divinity School.