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Shamini Jain, PhD Healing researcher and educator

Dr. Shamini Jain is the founder and CEO of the nonprofit Consciousness and Healing Initiative (CHI), a collaborative accelerator of scientists, healers, artists, and educators to help lead humanity to heal themselves. She is an assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at University of California, San Diego, and known for her research in biofield healing practices.

Fascinated with healing and human potential since childhood, Dr. Jain has sought to understand healing through the lens of science. She has conducted research in the areas of meditation, hands-on healing, and other integrative medicine practices from the scientific perspective of neurophysiology and psychoneuroimmunology.

Dr. Jain integrates her background in clinical psychology, psychoneuroimmunology, healing arts, vocal performance, and East Indian spiritual practice to share with others how they can best heal themselves and live joyful, meaningful lives.

She regularly speaks and teaches in diverse venues including TEDx, universities, conferences, hospitals, and retreat centers. As an author and contributor on the science and practice of healing, her work can be found on The Huffington Post, The Conversation, and the Times of India.

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