Michelle Moses-Eisenstein, MPH
Public Health Analyst
We need innovative collaborations and better systems to screen for and treat dementia as part of a framework for healthy aging and stronger communities.
Michelle is a Performing Artist and Public Health Analyst committed to improving the lives of people with dementia and their caregivers through innovation across arts programs, grants, communications, and policy.
My dad and his words of wisdom: “Let your truth guide your path”
Words of Strength
Storyteller, connector, innovator, kind leader
Create a more inclusive society of people with or at risk for dementia, caregivers, clinicians, and supporters, by applying clinical and holistic tools like cutting edge research, creative therapy, and social interaction to improve quality of life.
Michelle's current work addresses health equity and patient safety. Her experience performing in nursing homes inspires her to develop arts program enhancements to improve education on dementia so performers can better engage with patients and caregivers.
Michelle aims to develop innovative collaborations to support people with dementia and their caregivers and to create solutions across policy, communications, and the arts to raise awareness of dementia prevention and care and improve quality of life in diverse settings.
While life expectancy continues to increase, Michelle believes we need innovative collaborations and better systems to screen for and treat dementia as part of a framework for healthy aging and stronger communities.
Michelle earned a B.A. in Psychology and Global and International Studies at Bard College and a Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. During her graduate studies, Michelle was a Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools fellow at the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. After graduate school, Michelle came to Washington D.C. as an Allan Rosenfield Public Health Policy Fellow with amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research. Michelle has over 10 years of experience in Washington D.C., working in health policy, grants, communications, and strategic partnerships. She is also a performing artist who loves to bring musical theatre to community stages, nursing homes, and senior living homes.