Mind-Body Approaches for Enhancing Awareness and Well-Being 

Friday, October 28, 2016
9 am - 5 pm

Charles B. Wang Center
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Presented by the Mind-Body Clinical Research Center of the Stony Brook University Neurosciences Institute and the Department of Sociology

Mindfulness and Diversity is an inaugural, interdisciplinary conference focused on:

  • Improving awareness and understanding of mindfulness-based practices among diverse communities 
  • Featuring cutting edge research on mindfulness and minority health
  • Providing a forum for faculty, students and community members to connect and learn about mind-body interventions for addressing health inequalities and disparities 



Registration is FREE and includes complementary breakfast and lunch.
Online registration is CLOSED. Please register in-person at the conference.

Keynote Speakers:

Herbert Benson, MD


Director Emeritus, Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Cheryl Woods Giscombe, PhD, RN, PMHNP


Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar

*This Conference is sponsored by the Presidential Mini-Grant for Departmental Diversity Initiative