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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
Trustee Scholarship

Overview
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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  1. Inna Khazan, Fredric Shaffer, Randall Lyle, Donald Moss, and Saul Rosenthal (Eds). Evidence-Based Practice in Biofeedback and Neurofeedback. 2023.
  2. Matthew Bennett, Inna Khazan, & David Hopper. The Heart(beat) of Business: Positioning Heart Rate Variability as a Competitive Advantage. 2022.
  3. Inna Khazan and Donald Moss (Eds.). Mindfulness and compassion in biofeedback: A book of readings. 2020.
  4. Brinkmann AE, Press SA, Helmert E, Hautzinger M, Khazan I, Vagedes J. Comparing Effectiveness of HRV-Biofeedback and Mindfulness for Workplace Stress Reduction: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback. 2020 12; 45(4):307-322. PMID: 32556709.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Economides M, Lehrer P, Ranta K, Nazander A, Hilgert O, Raevuori A, Gevirtz R, Khazan I, Forman-Hoffman VL. Feasibility and Efficacy of the Addition of Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback to a Remote Digital Health Intervention for Depression. Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback. 2020 06; 45(2):75-86. PMID: 32246229; PMCID: PMC7250954.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  6. Inna Khazan. Biofeedback and Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Practical solutions for improving your health and performance. 2019. View Publication.
  7. Khazan, I. A guide to normal values in biofeedback. Biofeedback. 2019; 1(47):2-5.
  8. Khazan, Inna. Breathing, Overbreathing, and Mindfulness. Biofeedback, 46(2). Biofeedback. 2018; 2(46).
  9. Khazan, Inna. Taking Human Performance to the Next Level (with FLARE). Biofeedback. 2016; 3(44):111-120.
  10. Khazan, Inna. Mindfulness and Acceptance Based Biofeedback. Biofeedback. 2015; 3(43):104-110.
  11. Khazan, Inna. The clinical handbook of biofeedback: A step-by-step guide for training and practice with mindfulness. 2013. View Publication.
  12. Khazan I. Psychophysiological stress assessment using biofeedback. J Vis Exp. 2009 Jul 31; (29). PMID: 19648881.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Khazan I, McHale JP, Decourcey W. Violated Wishes About Division of Childcare Labor Predict Early Coparenting Process During Stressful and Nonstressful Family Evaluations. Infant Ment Health J. 2008; 29(4):343-361. PMID: 19768138.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.