The Neuroscience of Meditation: Scientific Evidence to Support Your Practice

September 27, 2023 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Join Dr. Angela Lumba-Brown, Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, as she discusses meditation's effects on the brain, body, and well-being. Dr. Lumba-Brown will share practical strategies for integrating meditation's benefits into your life with an overview of, and guided participation in, several types of meditation. Please plan to attend from a comfortable, quiet space with a writing implement and snack readily at hand.

Angela Lumba-Brown, MD, is a recognized physician leader and clinician-scientist in pediatrics and emergency medicine at Stanford University with expertise in injury, neuroscience, and neurocritical emergencies. Dr. Lumba-Brown co-directed the Stanford Brain Performance Center for 7 years, leading in advancing the neuroscience of development, injury, and aging through prevention, novel biomarker discovery and other diagnostics, and treatments.

Dr. Lumba-Brown’s work has been highlighted by Stanford Magazine, NPR, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Scientific American, as well as other national outlets. She is a certified yoga and meditation instructor and graduate of the Stanford Center for Compassion and Altruism (CCARE) Applied Compassion Training program.