University of Wisconsin–Madison

2019 Keynote

About the Keynote Speaker

Shilagh MirgainDr. Shilagh Mirgain is a Distinguished Psychologist specializing in Health and Sport Psychology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. A sought after speaker, writer, facilitator and therapist, Shilagh is a frequent contributor to CBS 3 News in Madison and Wisconsin Public Radio.

She writes and speaks on mind-body skills to foster optimal health. Shilagh is also an accomplished researcher, lecturer and trainer in the field of Mindfulness Meditation.

In her clinical practice, Shilagh specializes in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases and chronic pain and mood and anxiety disorders. Shilagh is also a sport psychologist to UW Badger student athletes.

Shilagh received a B.A. from Wellesley College and a Ph.D. in Clinical and Community Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University.

Shilagh has been featured on the Today Show.