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InCHIP Lecture Series: "The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to

Thursday, September 13, 2018
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Storrs Campus
Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center

Judson Brewer MD PhD is the Chief of the Division of Mindfulness, Director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness and associate professor in medicine and psychiatry at UMass Medical School. He also is a research affiliate at MIT. A psychiatrist and internationally known expert in mindfulness training for addictions, Brewer has developed and tested novel mindfulness programs for behavior change, including both in-person and app-based treatments for smoking, emotional eating, and anxiety (, He has also studied the underlying neural mechanisms of mindfulness using standard and real-time fMRI, and source-estimated EEG, and is currently translating these findings into clinical use. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, presented to the US President’s Office of National Drug Control Policy, the Parliament of Canada, trained US Olympic coaches, been featured on 60 minutes, at TED (4th most viewed talk of 2016 wit

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