Patricia Kinser

Patricia Kinser is a professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, where her research focuses on the biobehavioral effects of mind-body interventions such as yoga and mindfulness. Positioned at the intersection of research and clinical care, her work highlights the promotion of positive health behaviors and interventions for mental and physical wellness. Patricia maintains an active clinical practice as a board-certified women’s health nurse practitioner, and lectures locally, nationally, and internationally about various applications of yoga and mindfulness practices for health. She is also a yoga instructor.