Elena Salmoirago Blotcher MD, PhD
|Institution||University of Massachusetts Medical School|
|Address||University of Massachusetts Medical School|
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
|Institution||UMMS - Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences|
|Department||Clinical Population Health Research|
|National Institutes of Health||2009
||2012||Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Award for Postdoctoral Training in Complementary and Alternative Medicine|
|American Heart Association||2010||Fellow, 36th Ten-Day Seminar on the Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease|
|OBSSR-NIH||2011||Fellow, Summer Institute on Design and Conduct of RCTs involving behavioral interventions|
|OBSSR-NIH||2012||Fellow, Advanced Training Institute in Health Behavior Theory course|
|University of Chicago||2013
||2015||Faculty Scholar Award - Program In Medicine & Religion|
Dr. Elena Salmoirago-Blotcher, Ph.D. M.D. is an AssistantProfessor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and in theDivision of Preventive andBehavioral Medicine at the University of MassachusettsMedical School in Worcester, MA. In addition, she has an adjunct appointmentat The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences – Doctoral Program in Clinical andPopulation Health Research at the University of Massachusetts and is currently aFaculty Scholar at the Program in Medicine and Religion at the University ofChicago. She received her PhD in Clinical Epidemiology from the University ofMassachusetts and in July 2012 she completed an NIH-funded post-doctoraltraining program in complementary and alternative medicine. A board certifiedcardiologist in her native Italy, and trained in interventional cardiology atthe Hadassah Hospital at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, she has worked forover 15 years in the Coronary Intensive Care Unit and Cath lab before becominga full-time clinical researcher. Her research interests include the role ofmindfulness in promoting behavioral change; mindful movement interventions forthe promotion of cardiovascular health; psycho-behavioral determinants ofcardiovascular disease; and women’s health. Current grants:
AHA13CRP1334001 (PI). Prognosis and predisposing factors of stress cardiomyopathy. American Heart Association.
FP048381 (PI). Role of religion/spirituality and other psychosocial factors in burnout prevention among ER physicians. University of Chicago.
1R34 AT007569- A1 (PI). Development of a Tai Chi intervention to overcome barriers to cardiac rehabilitation. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
1R21HL 119665-01 (multi-PI, with Dr. L. Pbert). Mindfulness training to promote healthy diet and physical activity in teens. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
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