Alexandra Crosswell, PhD

Assistant Professor, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

Alexandra is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at University of California San Francisco. She is an expert on the relationship between stress and health. Her research lab examines the psychological and biological ways that stress can lead to disease development, and how we can use mind-body interventions and contemplative practices to remain resilient. With funding from the National Institute on Aging, she is currently studying how to help family caregivers cope with the stress of their very demanding lives.