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Inna Zaslavsky Khazan, Ph.D.

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Clark University , Worcester, MAPhD2005clinical psychology
Clark University, Worcester, MAMA2000clinical psychology
Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PABA1998psychology
2022 - 2022
Distinguished Scientist Award (Biofeedback Federation of Europe)
2022 - 2022
Sheila Adler Award for Distinguished Service (Association of Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback)
2019 - 2019
AAPB Fellow status for meritorious service, excellence in practice and education
2018 - 2018
Award for outstanding contribution to the 49th annual meeting of AAPB
2017 - 2017
Award for outstanding contribution to the 48th annual meeting of AAPB
2016 - 2016
Award for outstanding contribution to the 47th annual meeting of AAPB
1998 - 1998
Paul L. Whitely Psychology Prize
1998 - 1998
Rawnsley Science Award
1998 - 1998
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
1998 - 1998
Kenneth A. Brookshire Memorial Prize
1997 - 1998
Trustee Scholarship
1996 - 1996
Hackman Scholar Research Award
1995 - 1997
Herman Medical Scholarship
1994 - 1995
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Inna Khazan, PhD, BCB is a faculty member at Harvard Medical School, where she teaches and supervises trainees. She is a clinical psychologist specializing in health psychology and performance excellence training using biofeedback and mindfulness-based approaches. Dr. Khazan is the founder of Boston Center for Health Psychology and Biofeedback, working with clients on optimizing their health and performance. She also serves as chief science officer for Optimal HRV, a company dedicated to helping people improve their mental and physical health.

Recognized as a pioneer in mindfulness-based biofeedback, Dr. Khazan is a popular speaker at national and international conferences on the topics of biofeedback and mindfulness. She has conducted biofeedback and mindfulness trainings for notable institutions in the US and abroad, including the US Navy Special Warfare, US Army Special Forces, and the Stuttgart Opera and Ballet Company.

Dr. Khazan serves as president-elect of the board of directors for the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB), and chair-elect for Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA).

Dr. Khazan writes for Psychology today, is the author of numerous journal articles and 4 books, including the highly-regarded Clinical Handbook of Biofeedback: A Step-by-Step Guide to Training and Practice with Mindfulness, and the popular Biofeedback and Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Practical Solutions for Improving Your Health and Performance.

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