Program Design Team

Jason is a clinical psychologist and Postdoctoral Scholar at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. His research focuses on social justice-oriented education as a pathway for resilience, resistance and wellbeing for children and youth in historically marginalized communities.

Jason completed his PhD at Palo Alto University, where his dissertation investigated the neural basis of decentering, a mechanism of mindfulness. His psychology predoctoral internship and clinical postdoctoral fellowship at the UCSF/San Francisco General Hospital Child and Adolescent Services multicultural clinical training program. Prior to psychology, he worked as a journalist in the UK and as a public school teacher in Oakland. He is a longstanding practitioner of Zen and yoga, and a trail runner and father.