Titles and Roles
- Assistant Professor, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
- Emory University School of Medicine
- Research Program
- Cancer Prevention and Control
Jennifer Mascaro, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Division of Preventive Medicine of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine.
Dr. Mascaro is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control research program at Winship Cancer Institute.
Dr. Mascaro holds a PhD in biological anthropology from Emory University. Her doctoral work examined the impact of compassion meditation on social cognition and brain function, and post-doctoral work investigated the biological bases of paternal caregiving behavior.
Dr. Mascaro's current research program examines interventions that enhance social connectivity, and in so doing, impact health. Ongoing projects include longitudinal investigations of compassion and mindfulness meditation training for diverse populations including Emory Healthcare employees, medical and physician’s assistant students, and veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
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