"When you realize that nothing is lacking, the whole world belongs to you - Lao Tzu"
PhD, Medical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, 1995
Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs
Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Metabolic Regulation and Disorders
My research involves the study of relationships among psychosocial, behavioral and neuroimmune factors and cardiovascular disease. My research includes prospective naturalistic designs, as well as randomized clinical trials. In the past several years my research involves implementation of longitudinal and treatment outcome studies examining the effects of integrative modalities such as Tai Chi, meditation, and yoga in various chronic disease populations.