Zev Schuman-Olivier, MD is the Executive Director and Research Director of the CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion, Medical Director for Addiction Services at CHA, Instructor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Faculty Member and Investigator at the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health at Dartmouth, and an addictions psychiatrist at CHA. As a board-certified addiction psychiatrist, he has been involved with research and clinical care of patients with addiction and mental illness. Prior to his psychiatric residency, he helped coordinate and implement the first federally-funded, randomized controlled trial of a mindfulness-oriented intervention for addictive disorders. Dr. Schuman-Olivier has presented locally, regionally and nationally on mindfulness for addictions treatment, and has trained residents and peers on the topic. He is currently the principal investigator for the MINDFUL-PC project, which aims to integrate mindfulness into the patient-centered medical home.
Todd Griswold, MD is the Medical Director of the CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion; Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School; and an outpatient psychiatrist at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA). He has been connected with CHA since 1989 and has worked in a wide range of clinical settings, within CHA and elsewhere, and has won numerous teaching awards. He is committed to broadly humanistic clinical care and sees mindfulness as offering tremendous potential for patients and clinicians alike.