Jeffrey Proulx is an assistant professor at Brown University, affiliated with the Mindfulness Center. He holds faculty positions in Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Indigenous Studies, Public Health, and Contemplative Studies. Jeff’s research is dedicated to applying mindful practices in diverse communities, such as Indigenous and Black communities, high-risk adolescent populations, police officers, and first responders, among others. His primary focus revolves around utilizing mindfulness to mitigate the impact of stress and life events on both physical and mental health. Notably, Jeff actively serves on the local volunteer fire department in Oregon where he resides.