Monika Fleshner, PhD
Monika Fleshner, PhD
Professor of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado Boulder

Monika was appointed in 2021 by the National Academies of Sciences to evaluate NASA’s Space Biology programs. She is the winner of the international Norman Cousins Award and the national Guyton Distinguished Lectureship Award. Her integrative research program focuses on understanding the impact of acute and chronic stressor exposure (mental and physical) on the brain and physiology; and the developing interventions, such as exercise, prebiotics, and cannabis constituents, to promote stress robustness.