Dec 5
Hosted by:David Lynch Foundation
December 5, 2017 at 8:00am to
December 5, 2017 at 12:00pm
Abramson Family Founders Room - School of International Service map 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington D.C., DC 2000220016

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Research on Meditation, the Brain, Trauma, and Peace

Explore the impact of forty years of published research and clinical applications of the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique on improving health and reducing the symptoms of post-traumatic stress (PTS) among combat veterans, urban youth, and women who are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Data will also be presented on the findings of TM reducing trauma, crime, and violence in society as a whole.

Candy Crowley
Former anchor, CNN’s “State of the Nation with Candy Crowley”

Rena Boone, Quiet Time Coordinator, Ideal Academy Public Charter School
Regan L. Ford, Director, Levine Music
John Hagelin, Ph.D., President, 
Global Union of Scientists for Peace, and Director of the Institute of Science, Technology, and Public Policy
Sanford Nidich, Ed.D., Director, Center for Social-Emotional Health, and Principal Investigator, Department of Defense-funded study on Transcendental Meditation and PTSD at Veterans Administration San Diego Healthcare System
John Rigg, M.D., Traumatic Brain Injury Program Director, Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Center, Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia
Major General (Ret.) Stephen T. Rippe, Special Advisor, DLF Center for Excellence in Military Health
Norman Rosenthal, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical School
George Rutherford, Ph.D., National Director, U.S. Center for Stress-Free Schools 
Tony Spinosa, Director Health Fitness, National Defense University
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, Director of Women’s Heart Health, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City
Hassan Tetteh, M.D., Command Surgeon, National Defense University
John Wolf, Senior Program Manager, University of Chicago Crime Lab and Education Lab

Tuesday December 5, 2017 

8 am      Registration and Breakfast
9 am      Program
12 pm     Networking

There is no fee to attend the conference.

American University
Abramson Family Founders Room
School of International Service
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 

Parking Detail and Building Entry
Parking is available in a subterranean parking garage located below the School of Internation Service (SIS) building at the intersection of New Mexico Ave NW and Nebraska Ave NW (please see map below).
From the parking garage, you can take the elevator to the "T" Level and exit through the doors on the right, which will open up into the SIS Abramson Family Founders Room Foyer.
Those who enter the building through the main entrance on the first floor can take the elevators to the "T" Level or walk down the Spanish Steps.

All questions can be directed to Kathleen McKay at 212-644-9880 or Events@davidlynchfoundation.org
Abramson Center for Peace 120 3rd Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20002 202-547-0425

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