Brown has developed an official land acknowledgment as part of a set of commitments to build a better understanding of the relationship between the University, the Indigenous peoples of this region, and the land on which Brown is situated.
We are at a time in history when mindfulness research is rapidly expanding, and mindfulness has become a $1 billion industry in the United States alone. There is great need for methodologically rigorous research to help determine whether reported impacts of mindfulness on health are fad or fact, The Mindfulness Center at Brown leads initiatives in this area. Our researchers include experts from medicine, public health, and humanities to examine mindfulness from all angles.
Did you know that the Brown and affiliated hospitals over the past 5 years:
The Mindfulness Center at Brown offers evidence-based mindfulness training. Training includes MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) teacher training, mindfulness classes for individuals, and mindfulness training through global affiliates and strategic partnerships. Mindfulness training happens on-site, live on-line, and in person.
The Mindfulness Center at Brown is led by Dr. Eric Loucks, Director, Dr. Judson Brewer, Director of Research and Innovation, and Dianne Horgan, Associate Director for our new Center. The Mindfulness Center is one of Brown University School of Public Health’s internationally renowned research centers and institutes.
The Mindfulness Center at Brown University was established in 2017, in collaboration with the Brown University School of Public Health, the Warren Alpert Medical School and the Contemplative Studies Initiative. Top leaders and academics in mindfulness research, came together to address the need for methodologically rigorous research into mindfulness.