Jerry Braza, Ph.D., is a mentor and Dharma teacher in the lineage of Thich Nhat Hanh and Professor Emeritus of Health Education at Western Oregon University. He conducts meditation retreats and mindfulness based training programs for a variety of spiritual and secular groups. He is co-founder of the humanitarian organization the Forgotten People Foundation, supporting service learning projects for disadvantaged groups living in Vietnam.
Jerry’s book Moment by Moment: The Art and Practice of Mindfulness was published by Tuttle Publishing in 1997. His three-word philosophy frames his life: mindfulness, love and service.