LOS ALTOS, CA, February 21, 2013 – Dr. James Doty is a world-class neurosurgeon and professor at Stanford University. He’s an inventor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who supports a number of global health initiatives; a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Medical Ethics, and is recognized by his peers as one of the top 5% of neurosurgeons in the country.
But perhaps most importantly, he’s one of a growing number of medical professionals who recognize that what and how we think matters just as much to our health as what we eat or how often we exercise.
As founder and director of Stanford’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE), he and his colleagues have spent the last five years investigating methods for cultivating compassion and promoting altruism within individuals and society through research, scientific collaborations, and academic conferences.
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