Page Menu

Wellness

Program Description

Research on Wellness focuses on approaches to promoting health and wellness in people affected by behavioral health disorders. We are conducting research on smoking cessation, health promotion and healthy living, and stress management. We are closely aligned with the Department of Psychiatry’s Wellness Initiative which includes research, teaching, and clinical intervention initiatives that integrate wellness and preventive care activities across the Department and all related clinical sites.

We are interested in:

  • Mindfulness-based approaches to wellness
  • Organizational change studies for tobacco cessation
  • Wellness initiatives in Psychosocial Rehabilitation programs
  • The integration of primary care and behavioral health services
 
green_research_header
Carl Fulwiler ImageCarl Fulwiler, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Colleen McKay ImageColleen Mckay, M.A., C.A.G.S.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

 

Ongoing Research Projects 

Mind and Health: Developing a Neural Marker for Mindfulness, a Pathway to Health

Title: Mind and Health: Developing a Neural Marker for Mindfulness, a Pathway to Health
Dates:
5/1/2013 - 5/31/2016
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Funding: $740,250
PI: Carl Fulwiler, M.D., Ph.D.
CMHSR Key Personnel: Douglas Ziedonis, M.D., M.P.H. (Co-PI)

Description: The proposed study directly addresses NCCAM''s priority for preliminary clinical studies for large interventional trials of CAM by validating an objective and quantitative measure of mindfulness and wellbeing.

Personnel: Allison, J., Douglas Ziedonis, M.D., M.P.H.(Co-PI), Jean King, Ph.D.(Co-I), Nanyin Zhang(Co-I), Saki Santorell

Featured Products
Issue Briefs and Tip Sheets
multimedia
Posters
Presentations
Reports, Papers & Manuals

Additional Resources
click to open search panel