Dr. Gloria Yeh is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Her research program is based in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), where she serves as the division’s director of Mind-Body Research, and director of the HMS Research Fellowship in Integrative Medicine. Dr. Yeh’s primary research focus is efficacy and mechanism of mind-body exercise in complex chronic illness. She is an internationally recognized leader in the field of mind-body research, including Tai Chi, yoga, and meditation. Dr. Yeh is also a primary care physician at BIDMC Healthcare Associates, where she is involved in the development of the Cheng-Tsui Integrated Health Center.
Dr. Yeh has experience in the design and conduct of mind-body clinical trials, and expertise in mind-body intervention development and adaptation for chronic disease. Her research has investigated physiological, psychosocial, and behavioral outcomes such as exercise capacity, cardiorespiratory efficiency, physical activity, quality of life, mood, and self-efficacy. She holds an MD from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed her residency at Boston University Medical School.