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Free Lecture, Dr. Mercy Ngosa Mumba: The Minds and Mentors Program: Promoting Peer Support in Recovery Research

March 6, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC-5

Mindfulness & Compassion Grand Rounds at Harvard Medical School will host a presentation by Dr. Mercy Ngosa Mumba. Dr. Mumba is an award-winning scientist and philanthropist. She is a published author in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and her research is widely funded by various agencies, including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), with over $20 million in grant funding. She is an Associate Professor and Founding Director of the Center for Substance Use Research and Related Conditions in the Capstone College of Nursing at the University of Alabama. She is also a Sigma Liaison to the United Nations. She is the author of the award-winning book “A nurses step-by-step guide to transitioning to an academic role: Strategies to jumpstart your career in education and research”. Dr. Mumba is the substance use and related disorders section editor for the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services and serves on the American Academy of Nursing’s Psychiatric, Mental Health, and Substance Use Expert Panel. Her research focuses on substance use disorders, addictive behaviors, and their comorbid mental health conditions. She is particularly interested in the impact of social determinants of health and the role of health disparities in preventing, treating, and managing these conditions. Dr. Mumba is passionate about improving the human condition through evidence-based initiatives and interventions, and is a strong advocate for increasing research productivity, infrastructure, and human capital globally. She is personally involved in many initiatives that improve health care outcomes and promote holistic wellness and quality of life among individuals and communities, worldwide.

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March 6, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC-5
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CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion (CMC)

CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion (CMC)

Registered Jul 2020
Training Partner


Cambridge Health Alliance Center for Mindfulness and Compassion (CMC) is an interdisciplinary center based in the Boston area enhancing health and well-being by integrating mindfulness and compassion into healthcare and our communities with a commitment to inclusivity, accessibility, and diversity. We offer multiple evidence-based 8-week courses, Professional Trainings, and workshops to help promote well-being and resilience.




Cambridge MA, United States