Dr. Zev Schuman-Olivier 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, and faculty at Dartmouth’s Center for Technology and Behavioral Health
As a board-certified addiction psychiatrist, he has been involved with research and clinical care of patients with addiction and mental illness, and has more than a decade of experience researching mindfulness and self-regulation. He is a founding member of the NIH-funded Mindfulness Research Collaborative. The Center for Mindfulness and Compassion has several research projects primarily focused on integrating mindfulness into primary care, effects of mindfulness on self-regulation, and effects of self-compassion on chronic pain. By implementing mindfulness programs for staff across the regional CHA healthcare system, Dr. Schuman-Olivier has become a leader in dissemination of mindfulness to enhance resilience, foster community, and prevent burnout among healthcare providers.