Saki Santorelli, EdD, MA. is an educator, meditation teacher and writer. In 2018 he retired as executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, director of the internationally acclaimed Stress Reduction Clinic, the place of origin of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), and professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. His entire career in medicine and healthcare has been oriented around the integration of mindfulness into public health. Through his vision and leadership the Center for Mindfulness transmitted the ethos, practice, teaching, and science of MBSR to individuals and organizations around the world. Saki teaches and presents internationally and is the author of Heal Thy Self: Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine translated into eleven languages.