Dr. Geary has been trained as a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Instructor. She has been teaching this 8-week course since 2005 at UTMB. She is exploring this meditation program as an adjunct to traditional medicine. She has also been exploring the topic of Energy Medicine and is now a Reiki Master. The long-term goal of this pursuit is the investigation of stress reduction for all those interacting with developing fetuses and neonates as a means of improving neonatal outcomes.