Christina M. Luberto

Dr. Luberto is a Clinical Health Psychologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School (MGH/HMS). She earned her PhD at the University of Cincinnati, with an emphasis in Behavioral Medicine and Integrative Medicine. She completed her Clinical Psychology pre-doctoral internship in Behavioral Medicine at MGH/HMS before completing the NCCIH T32 Research Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at HMS. Dr. Luberto's research and clinical work focuses on integrating mindfulness training with cognitive-behavioral therapies to treat emotional and behavioral problems in people with chronic medical conditions. She is particularly interested in understanding how to leverage the benefits of electronic health approaches to deliver mindfulness interventions, without compromising the integrity of mindfulness intervention protocols. She currently holds an NCCIH K23 award to explore the feasibility of adapting Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for online videoconferencing delivery to treat depression in patients with acute coronary syndrome. Dr. Luberto currently conducts her clinical work through the MGH Cancer Center and also teaches graduate-level courses on mindfulness for healthcare providers at the MGH Institute for Health Professions.