On PopHealth Week our guest is Mark Mitchnick, MD, the Chief Executive Officer of Mindsciences a company founded by neuroscientist, addiction psychiatrist and director of research & innovation at Brown University's mindfulness center.
In this episode we discuss the role of mindfulness and the power of behavioral health support and coaching to postively impact addictions including smoking cessation, weight loss and the anxiety or helplessness many of us are feeling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
About Dr. Mitchnick:
A seasoned life sciences executive with extensive global health experience, Dr. Mitchnick founded and run several companies that have been acquired by multinationals such as Lubrizol and BASF. He trained as a pediatrician and have worked as a physician in the US and multiple developing countries.
More about Mindsciences:
For more information or to contact Mindsciences checkout their YouTube channel which includes the timely 'Office Hours with Dr. Jud' on Mondays for timely, science based virtual support join 'Dr. Jud Brewer for Office Hours with Dr. Jud: Coronavirus Anxiety' on Monday, here.
MindSciences focuses on extensive work of Jud Brewer, MD, PhD, aka 'Dr. Jud' who's work in the field of habit change and the “science of self-mastery”, combines over 20 years of experience with mindfulness training and a career in scientific research. Dr. Jud is passionate about understanding how our brains work, and how to use that knowledge to help people make deep, permanent change in their lives — with the goal of reducing suffering in the world at large.