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Noted Los Angeles-based neuroscientist and media personality Dr. Kristen Willeumier launches Your Brain Health with Dr. Kristen Willeumier, a podcast series that explores the latest news and information in the burgeoning science of brain health.

LATEST EPISODE

Suicide Prevention with Dr. Stephen Odom, Part 1
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Suicide Prevention with Dr. Stephen Odom, Part 1

Expert : Stephen Odom, PhD & CEO of New Vista Behavioral Health
Would you recognize suicide warning signs in yourself or another? ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Learn how you can access your subconscious mind to affect positive changes in your physical and emotional well-being. ... read more
Learn how you can access your subconscious mind to affect positive changes in your physical and emotional well-being. ... read more
Legendary NFL Veteran, Ed White: Part 2
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Legendary NFL Veteran, Ed White: Part 2

Expert : Ed White, Former NFL Player
Host Dr. Kristen Willeumier continues her heartfelt interview with Ed White, a 17-year NFL veteran and All-Pro offensive lineman. ... read more
Legendary NFL Veteran, Ed White: Part 1
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Legendary NFL Veteran, Ed White: Part 1

Expert : Ed White, Former NFL Player
Host Dr. Kristen Willeumier performs a heartfelt interview with legendary Minnesota Viking and San Diego Charger player, Ed White. ... read more
How Hemispheric Integration Can Improve Almost Any Area of Your Life
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Host Dr. Kristen Willeumier interviews John Spencer Ellis, an international leader in wellness coaching, personal development and fitness. ... read more
Mental Health Lessons from NBA Executive Eric Kussin
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Neuroscientist Dr. Kristen Willeumier speaks with the founder of the global mental health movement, "We’re All A Little 'Crazy',” 15-year professional sports executive, Eric Kussin. ... read more
In this kick-off episode of Your Brain Health, you'll meet host Dr. Kristen Willeumier, neuroscientist, author, and lecturer. ... read more

About Dr. Willeumier

Dr. Willeumier has served as the Director of Clinical Neuroimaging Research for the Amen Clinics from 2009-2016 to help advance the research mission of exploring how brain SPECT imaging can transform clinical practice. Together with Dr. Amen and colleagues, she led a number of high-profile clinical research trials including investigating the long-term effects of repetitive sub-concussive impacts in NFL football players. From her research, she focused on therapeutic approaches to rehabilitate brain function in athletes and is currently investigating biomarkers for treatment of psychiatric disorders using machine learning applications. Dr. Willeumier conducted her graduate research in the laboratory of Neurophysiology at the University of California, Los Angeles and the laboratory of Neurogenetics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center using live cell imaging to investigate mechanisms of synaptic signaling in Parkinson’s disease.

Dr. Willeumier received MS degrees in physiological science and neurobiology and a PhD degree in neurobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She was a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where she continued her work in the field of neurodegenerative disease. She was the recipient of the prestigious NIH fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the molecular mechanisms underlying Parkinson’s disease and has presented her work at national and international scientific meetings including the Society for Neuroscience, Gordon Conference and the World Brain Mapping Conference.

She has spoken before such prominent organizations as Maria Shriver's Move For Minds, The California Women's Conference, the Professional Compounding Centers of America, the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics, the Academy of Regenerative Medicine, the RAAD Fest, the National Institutes of Health, the Society for Neuroscience, the Gordon Research Conference, Stanford, USC, Thomas Jefferson Law School, the Independent Football Veteran's Conference, the Retired NFL Congress and NFL Player's Association meetings.

A nationally-renowned advocate for brain health, Dr. Willeumier has a passion for sharing her extensive research on brain function and longevity. In addition to her RadioMD podcast, Dr. Willeumier is heard on iHeartRadio with her weekly feature Your Brain Health, and is a featured guest on CNN, KING-TV Seattle, KDVR-TV, Denver, WATN-TV Memphis, KATU-TV, Portland, Sports X Radio, Coast to Coast radio, and magazines including Marie Claire and Swaay. Dr. Willeumier has spoken before such prominent organizations as Maria Shriver's Move For Minds, The California Women's Conference, the Professional Compounding Centers of America, the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics, the Academy of Regenerative Medicine, the RAAD Fest, the National Institutes of Health, the Society for Neuroscience, the Gordon Research Conference, Stanford, USC, Thomas Jefferson Law School, the Independent Football Veteran's Conference, the Retired NFL Congress and NFL Player's Association meetings.

Dr. Willeumier has been published in numerous peer reviewed journals including the Journal of Neuroscience, PLOS One Neuromapping and Therapeutics, the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Nature Obesity, Minerva Psychiatrica, Brain Imaging and Behavior, the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Advances in Mind Body Medicine, Clinical Neuropsychologist, the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, Open Neuroimaging Journal, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Nature Translational Psychiatry and The Journal of Systems and Integrated Neuroscience.


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