Susan B. Lord

Susan B. Lord

Susan B. Lord, MD, is the executive director of the Center for Peace through Culture, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people, especially children, flourish through experiential educational programs. She specializes in the intersection of western science and eastern philosophy to develop new models of education and public health. 

Dr. Lord has a consultative medical practice in holistic lifestyle medicine and psycho-spiritual counseling to inspire and empower people to live healthy, meaningful lives. She also works in addiction medicine and is on the faculty of the American Meditation Institute.

Previously, she worked at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health and as associate director of medical education at the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, in Washington DC.  From 1996-2001, she had a dual appointment at Georgetown University School of Medicine, teaching mind-body medicine to medical students. Her trauma experience includes working in war-torn Kosovo as well as in New York City post 9/11 and in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.