Fadel Zeidan, Ph.D.

Year Graduated: 
(2013, Clinical Concentration)
Current Position: 
Executive Director at the UCSD Center for Mindfulness and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at UCSD
UNC Charlotte Advisor: 
Dr. Susan Johnson
Professional Interests: 
My core goals are directed at delineating the brain mechanisms that mediate the relationship between self-regulation and health. Specifically, my research is focused on determining the brain mechanisms associated with mindfulness meditation-related pain relief and health promotion.
Impressions and Experiences in the Health Psychology Program: 
My tenure at UNCC’s Department of Psychology was a wonderful experience. The educational standards provided me a comprehensive approach and understanding of the intersection between behavior and health. I was also highly encouraged by my mentors to fully pursue my research interests and goals with the highest level of mentoring to facilitate my development as a researcher.
Post-Doc Site (if applicable): Department