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:
- Ranked 5thin the US for NIH grant funding on mindfulness ($10,445,940).
- Ranked 4thin the US for number of mindfulness peer-reviewed publications (61 papers).
- We collaborate with researchers and community-based mindfulness intervention providers across Brown University, the state of Rhode Island, nationally and internationally.