Robert Eric Dinenberg, MD, MPH

DinenbergRobert Eric Dinenberg, MD, MPH is a physician dedicated to preventive health with a passion for bringing mindfulness to patients and providers. Dinenberg graduated Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University, completed a Family Practice internship at Hennepin County Medical Center, MNPLS, MN, a Occupational and Environmental Medicine residency at University of California at San Francisco and a Masters of Public Health at University of California at Berkeley. Dinenberg brought mindfulness to patients in private practice for nine years on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital, LaJolla, CA, then served as Chief Medical Officer for a population health company for four years during which time he integrated mindfulness into population health initiatives.

Dinenberg designed and implemented a mindfulness-based resiliency program for healthcare providers at San Mateo Medical Center, a mindfulness for peak performance program for leaders at National University, and a mindfulness for well-being program for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder at the Palo Alto War Related Illness and Injury Center.

Dinenberg has published articles in industry journals in the field of health protection and health promotion, has written a book chapter on the health impact of lifestyle and health promotion in Health Promotion in the Workplace, 4thed. And a book chapter on disability management and prevention in Current Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 5th ed. Dinenberg worked with researchers at the San Francisco VA to publish a research article in the American Journal of Health Promotion titled, “Social support may protect against development of post-traumatic stress disorder: Findings from the heart and soul study.”