Sarah Schmidhofer, MD

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University


Undergraduate: B.A., Cognitive Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2004

Research Experience: Research fellow at Mind and Life Summer Institute in NY, focusing on the link between contemplative and developmental neurosciences in teaching contemplative practices in public schools. 

Other Experience: Certified yoga instructor with training in trauma-sensitive yoga for PTSD. Intern for MBCT course at Brown. Developed yogic protocol for use in the treatment of PTSD, ISHTA Yoga, NY. Created website to help patients in RI begin a yoga practice safely. Co-founder of BrANCH: Brown Agriculture, Nutrition and Community Health, a group using community gardens to promote nutrition education. 

Selected Awards: Gold Humanism Honor Society 

Next Steps: Attending, Young Adult Partial Program, Rhode Island Hospital