Residents in the Media – June 2016

Dr. Marlon Danilewitz – Ubyssey

Dr. Danilewitz was featured in the Ubyssey for his work exploring the neuroscience of yoga and meditation. According to Danilewitz, meditation increases the connection of the lateral prefrontal cortex to the insula and amygdala, which increases the rational process over emotional reactions like fear or anxiety. As a result, yoga could build an increased ability to tolerate pain for longer periods of time. In addition, it might have important implications for mental health and emotional well-being. Read the full article here.

Dr. Kateryna Vostretsova – PGME News

Dr. Vostretsova was profiled by the PGME as part of their announcement of the subspecialty medicine match. In the article Dr. Vostretsova talks about her first emergency case.

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author: Michelle Seymour