Neha Gothe

Presenter

Dr. Neha Gothe, MA, PhD, is a faculty member in the department of kinesiology and community health at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and the director of the exercise psychology lab. Her research agenda focuses on promoting physical activity, including non-traditional modes such as yoga, as a means to improve health, cognition, and quality of life. She is known for her work on yoga for cognition and developed and led the first randomized trial examining the effects of yoga on cognitive function among older adults. She is currently the PI on the first NIH-funded yoga trial examining neurocognitive effects among older adults. She has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers, presented at national and international conferences and holds service positions at the Society of Behavioral Medicine. At her Exercise Psychology Lab in Illinois, Dr. Gothe mentors graduate and undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in yoga and exercise research. 

Upcoming Programs

  • October 17–19, 2022
  • October 17–19, 2022