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Megan Jones Bell, PsyD, serves as chief science officer at Headspace and is a leader in the field of digital health. Headspace is the world’s most popular meditation app and is scaling to become the most comprehensive guide to health and happiness. Megan leads the company's Health and Science team focused on clinically validating the benefits of meditation with Headspace and commercializing the product within health care. Megan also leads Headspace Health, Inc., a subsidiary digital medicine company building FDA-cleared apps. Previously, Megan was chief science officer and co-founder at Lantern, an evidence-based digital mental health company. Megan is also a consulting assistant professor at Stanford University. Her academic and advocacy work has been recognized by the National Institute of Mental Health, the U.S. House of Representatives, the European Union, and Stanford University, among others. Megan earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology, graduating cum laude from University of California, San Diego. She received her master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology from PGSP-Stanford University and completed fellowships at Yale University and Stanford University School of Medicine. Megan is a Fellow of the second class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.