Ellen Flynn, MD is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Flynn received a medical degree from University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts. She completed a residency in adult psychiatry at University of Massachusetts Medical School. She trained in psychosomatic medicine, completing a fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, and holds a master of theological studies degree from Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Flynn was awarded formal certification as a mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) instructor from the Center for Mindfulness, Oasis Institute at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. email@example.com
Nancy Lasson, DO, FACP, DipACLM is the Director of Primary Care at the Women’s Medicine Collaborative. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and an American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) certified Diplomat of Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Lasson’s clinical interests include preventive medicine, especially cholesterol management; coronary artery disease and cancer screening; end-of-life care for patients and their families; and mindfulness practices. She is currently pursuing certification to be a facilitator for Unwinding Anxiety, a habit change program (health value aware winner 2019 and 2020) and is running a Shared Medical Appointment for anxiety patients.Nlasson@lifespan.org
John McGonigle, MD. Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Director of Sage Collaborative Health Clinic. Clinical interests include integrative medicine, homeopathy, natural medicine and mind-body medicine. John_Mcgonigle@brown.edu
Mark Paulos, MD, is co-director of The Miriam Hospital’s Men’s Health Center. He began his career as associate faculty at Presbyterian-Shadyside Hospital at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. During his 12-year tenure, he was a leader in preventive health screening and championed access to mental health services. Dr. Paulos joined the Men’s Health Center in 2013 and has a dual appointment in the departments of internal medicine and urology. His practice focuses on the link between sexual health disorders and metabolic and cardiovascular health. He has co-authored articles on the link between metabolic syndrome, erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular health, and he has written on the metabolic link between testosterone and bone health in men. He is a member of the American Society for Men’s Health, the Sexual Medicine Society of North America and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He is the co-faculty advisor for the Lifestyle Medicine Interest Group (LMIG) at AMS. firstname.lastname@example.org
Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher, MD, PhD, FAHA is a Senior Research Scientist at the Centers for Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, The Miriam Hospital; an Associate Professor of Medicine & Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Brown University School of Medicine; and an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Brown University School of Public Health. She is also Senior Faculty at the Center for Mindfulness, Brown University and a mindfulness instructor. After a 20-year experience as a cardiologist in her native Italy, Dr. Salmoirago-Blotcher came to realize that efforts to treat cardiovascular (CV) disease cannot be successful without lasting and sustainable change in lifestyle. This prompted her to launch a research career in behavioral cardiology. Her research program focuses on the role of psychosocial factors in the development of CV disease and on novel strategies targeting psycho-behavioral factors to promote CV health.
Mariah Stump, MD, MPH, FACP is an attending physician in Women's Primary Care at the Women's Medicine Collaborative and a medical acupuncturist at the Lifespan Lifestyle Center. Dr. Stump is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Stump’s research interests include non-pharmacologic approaches to Fibromyalgia including the shared medical appointment model for the treatment of chronic pain, acupuncture in postpartum depression and movement and yoga and its role in women’s health conditions. She is fellowship trained in Integrative Medicine through the Weil Center for Integrative Medicine. She is the co-faculty mentor for the Lifestyle Medicine Interest group and the Course director for the Introduction to Lifestyle Medicine elective as well as the pre-clinical elective Food and Health. She is passionate about educating medical students and residents in Lifestyle Medicine and Integrative Medicine as well as implementation of these into the medical student and resident curricula. A certified yoga instructor and mindful movement practitioner she enjoys spreading joy, empowerment and healing through movement.