Nancy Isenberg, MD, MPH, FAAN

Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, UW
Medical Director, Center for Healthy Aging at Swedish Neuroscience Institute

Nancy Isenberg joined the Swedish Neuroscience Institute to develop a Center for Healthy Aging. She is the co-director of Project ECHO Dementia which aims to broaden the population health impact of early detection, prevention, programs and services with a specific focus on rural and chronically underserved areas, and to expand dementia programs and services for communities, to better address health disparities across Washington.

She obtained her medical degree, and master of public health from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and School of Public Health. She completed residency training at the Neurological Institute, Columbia Medical Center, and fellowship training Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology at Cornell Medical Center. She has published multiple peer reviewed research articles, and book chapters on neuroimaging and cognitive neurology, and lectured widely on the Neuroscience of Compassion and Mindfulness. She is committed to the development and implementation of resilience programs which incorporate the current evidence based neuroscience of wellbeing.

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