Suzanne Smith, RN, NP

Guest Contributor

Suzanne is a nurse practitioner in the UCLA G. Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience where she coordinates research studies on the brain-gut-microbiome axis. In addition, she provides patient care in the UCLA Melvin and Bren Simon Digestive Diseases Center through the Integrative Digestive Health and Wellness Program teaching mind-body based skills and promoting healthy living for gastrointestinal conditions. She is a certified mindfulness teacher and also teaches mindfulness for research studies. Suzanne’s background in patient care, research and mindfulness drives her passion to empower patients, to move beyond coping and to thrive.