The Mind-Body Health (MBH) Research Interest Group is an interdisciplinary research collective that was established five years ago (2015) with a mission of furthering education, research, clinical/practical application, and community outreach with focus on the emerging potential connections between the Mind and Body. The MBH executive board consists of Drs. Melissa Bray, Mary Guerrera, Ana Verissimo, and Sandra Bushmich, and members include students, faculty and staff from across the University of Connecticut Health Center, Student Health and Wellness Services, University of Connecticut Hartford Campus, the Neag School of Education, the College of Agriculture, Health, and Human Resources, University of Connecticut Operations and Information Management, and Counseling and Mental Health Services. Non-UConn partners include the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Copper Beech Institute, and Root Success Solutions™ LLC.
Melissa A. Bray, Ph.D
University of Connecticut School Psychology Program
Mary P. Guerra, M.D
University of Connecticut Department of Family Medicine
Sandra Bushmich, D.V.M.
Associate Dean for Academic Programs
University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources
Ana Maria Verissimo, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pain and Palliative Medicine
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center