Jennifer is a neuroscientist and yoga therapist with a PhD in Medicine from The University of Sydney, investigating personalised yoga for burnout and traumatic stress in junior medical doctors. She also has a Masters in Brain and Mind Sciences from the Brain and Mind Centre at the University of Sydney.
She is interested the use of mindful movement, breath, and meditation to: improve function and performance; and reduce pain and sequelae of stress, burnout and trauma. Other areas of research include the use of eHealth, biofeedback, and biomarkers to promote mental health and wellness.
Jen is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Musculoskeletal Health at The University of Sydney and Sydney Local Health District (SLHD). Between 2017-2019 she established the yoga program in the BPTOK and MDOK programs for medical doctors at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, SLHD. She has published in the Australia New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, and BMJ Postgraduate Medical Journal.