The MCV Health lab, led by Dr. Eric Loucks, is dedicated to evaluating the effects of mindfulness on heart disease and stroke risk factors, such as blood pressure, obesity, diet and physical activity.
Who We Are
The Research Unit of the Mindfulness Center is dedicated to performing high quality, methodologically rigorous research to investigate the impacts of mindfulness on health, and the underlying mechanisms.
What We Do
We are dedicated to using rigorous research to improve the health and well-being of our communities through education and training. In addition, we engage in strategic community partnerships investigating customized, evidence based mindfulness-based interventions for our local and global communities.