Contemplative Studies Initiative & Concentration


As the term “mindfulness” has very rapidly become an integral part of the modern...

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Faculty Profile

Dr. Eric Loucks

Dr. Loucks is an Assistant Professor at Brown University in the School of Public Health. He has held teaching positions at Harvard University, McGill University and Brown University. Dr. Loucks has over 70 peer-reviewed publications, and focuses his research on identifying biological mechanisms by which social factors such as mindfulness, education, and early life adversity may influence cardiovascular disease. He started his training with a BSc in Physiology and a PhD in Pharmacology & Therapeutics, both focused on biological mechanisms of cardiovascular disease. He then went on to a post-doctoral fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health, where he was trained in social epidemiology.