The National Meditation Specialist Certification Board (NMSCB), incorporated in 2010 and governed by a Board of Directors, is responsible for the development, administration and evaluation of the Meditation Specialist Certification and School Endorsement Programs.

NMSCB,  collaborates with the Center for Meditation Science, Inc. to promote the Meditation Specialist as a specialized field in health care. Each organization has its own Board of Directors, Budget, Bylaws, Mission, Policies and Procedures. While the purpose of the two organizations differs, each aims to facilitate the growth and well-being of the other;  both aim to promote the well-being of society by advancing the practice of evidence-based meditation as a therapy.

The NMSCB Board of Directors strives to ensure the validity, reliability, security and integrity of the Meditation Specialist Certification Program and the School Endorsement Program. The Executive Director is responsible for the management of daily activities related to NMSCB’s Values, Mission, Purpose and Policies.

Founder - Susan Taylor, PhD.

Dr. Susan TaylorSusan Taylor, PhD is an internationally renowned teacher of practical ways to integrate western medicine with natural healing traditions. Founder of the nationally acclaimed Meditation Specialist Training based on – Evidence-based meditation – Taylor provides the art and science of meditation as well as the technology behind it to give the most comprehensive training currently available.  Dr Taylor has authored several best-selling publications including Feeling Good Matters: The Yoga of Mind, Medicine, and HealingThe Vital Energy Program, and The Healing Power of Meditation CD series, appeared in The American Journal of Physiology and many national magazines. She holds a PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry from Case Western Reserve Medical School, an MS in Human Nutrition with Columbia Medical School and founder of the Center for Meditation Science.

Dr. Taylor’s latest Meditate with Me is forthcoming in summer 2017. For press inquiries or booking Dr. Susan Taylor for a workshop, conference, media program or publication please contact the Director of Communications here.