TUESDAY 11th JULY 2017
Donald McCown , PhD, is Associate Professor of Health and Co-Director of the Center for Contemplative Studies at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. He holds a Master of Applied Meditation Studies degree from the Won Institute of Graduate Studies, a Master of Social Service from Bryn Mawr College, and a PhD in Social Science from Tilburg University. His primary research interests include the pedagogy of mindfulness in clinical applications and higher education, applications of complementary and integrative medicine in the community, and the contemplative dimensions of the health humanities. He is author of The Ethical Space of Mindfulness in Clinical Practice, co-author of Teaching Mindfulness: A practical guide for clinicians and educators and New World Mindfulness: From the Founding Fathers, Emerson, and Thoreau to your personal practice, and co-editor of Resources for Teaching Mindfulness: An international handbook.