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Watch online! National Summit on ''Resilience, the Brain, and Meditation'' - May 30
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25 May 2012
Can the simple, stress-reducing Transcendental Meditation technique help returning veterans overcome the terrible epidemic of post-traumatic stress (PTS), a disabling psychological wound which afflicts as many as 300,000 young men and women and claims the lives of 18 each day through suicide? Can it also help protect young officers-in-training against the dangers posed by combat and operational stress?
Find out by watching online, this Wednesday, May 30th, at 12:00 noon US EDT, the proceedings of the National Summit on ''Resilience, the Brain, and Meditation,'' which was held at the Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C.
VIEW THE SUMMIT PROCEEDINGS HERE
The Summit was sponsored by Operation Warrior Wellness, a division of the David Lynch Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization; and featured a distinguished panel of government and military leaders, expert researchers from the fields of meditation and PTS, veterans and cadets.
Order of panelists during the Summit proceedings:
∙ Candy Crowley, Emmy Award-winning host, CNN's ''State of the Union with Candy Crowley''
∙ W. Scott Gould, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
∙ John Hagelin, Ph.D., President, David Lynch Foundation
∙ Jerry Yellin, WWII fighter pilot and Co-chair, Operation Warrior Wellness
∙ Norman Rosenthal, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry,
Georgetown University Medical Center
∙ Richard W. Schneider, Ph.D., RADM USCGR (Ret.), President, Norwich University
∙ Carole Bandy, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Norwich University
∙ LTC Mark Hagenlocher, 4th Battalion Assistant Commandant, Norwich University
∙ Brandon Jennings, Cadet Company Commander, Norwich University
∙ Keyen Foley, Freshman Cadet, TM Rook Platoon, Norwich University
∙ Jake Girard, Cadet Staff Sergeant, Norwich University
∙ Sam Lieber, Platoon Sergeant, Norwich University
∙ Ed Schloeman, CMS (Ret.), Co-chair, Operation Warrior Wellness
∙ Sarina J. Grosswald, Ed.D., PTS and meditation researcher
∙ COL Brian Rees, M.D., M.P.H., Command Surgeon, 63rd Regional Support Command
For more information on OWW programs please visit www.OperationWarriorWellness.org
For more information on the David Lynch Foundation please visit www.DavidLynchFoundation.org
© Copyright 2012 David Lynch Foundation
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