Joseph (Joe) Loizzo, MD, PhD, is a Harvard-trained psychiatrist and Columbia-trained Buddhist scholar with over forty years’ experience studying the beneficial effects of contemplative practices on healing, learning and development. He is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry in Integrative Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, where he researches and teaches contemplative self-healing and optimal health. He has taught the philosophy of science and religion, the scientific study of contemplative states, and the Indo-Tibetan mind and health sciences at Columbia University, where he is Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Columbia Center for Buddhist Studies.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Joseph Loizzo is the director of the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science.  He has employment relationships with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Loizzo receives royalties as a published author, and he receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Dr. Joseph Loizzo serves on the advisor board for Tibet House New York and is the member of the boards for the International Tibetan Medical Association and the New York University Holistic Nursing Program. He is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy & Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association.