Dr. Shamini Jain

Founding Director, Consciousness and Healing Initiative (CHI); Assistant Prof, UC San Diego

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Dr. Shamini Jain is a psychologist, scientist and social entrepreneur. Dr. Jain is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UC San Diego, where she is also Chair of the Center for Integrative Medicine’s Research Committee. She is also the Founder and Director of the Consciousness and Healing Initiative, a collaborative accelerator of scientists, practitioners, educators, innovators, and artists to facilitate the science and practice of consciousness and healing.


Dr. Jain obtained her B.A. in Neuroscience and Behavior from Columbia University and her Ph.D. degree from the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. She conducted her clinical residency at the La Jolla VA Hospital/UCSD, and her post-doctoral fellowship at UCLA’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research.