About Carl E. Fulwiler

Dr. Fulwiler is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He recently stepped down as Director of the Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center to become Medical Director and Associate Research Director at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society, and Director of Clinician Wellness Programs for UMass Memorial Medical Center. He received his training in Psychiatry and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience at Harvard. His research has been supported by grants from NIH, the National Institute of Justice, SAMHSA, and private foundations. He is Principal Investigator on a NIH grant that is using fMRI to characterize the impact of mindfulness training on health behaviors and the underlying changes in the neural pathways of emotion regulation. Other funded research includes studies of the mechanisms of health behavior change with mindfulness interventions and studies of culturally-adapted mindfulness training for diverse populations to promote coping and healing from the effects of trauma and violence. He is a qualified teacher of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression and directs the MBCT clinic at the UMass Center for Mindfulness.

Positions

Present Director, Clinician Wellness Programs, UMass Memorial Medical Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Present Medical Director and Associate Research Director, Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Present Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines

None

Research Interests

Mindfulness and Psychiatry and Neuroscience

Honors and Awards

Excellence in teaching in Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine (1999-2003) and Outstanding Service to Homeless, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (1996)


Contact Information

Department of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
Ph:508-856-8389 Fax: 508-856-8700

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Articles (30)

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Posters and Presentations (5)

Other (1)