Distinguished Alumni Awards
W. W. Patty Distinguished Alumni Award
Amy Eisenstein - 2011Dr. Amy Eisenstein
recently finished her PhD at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in the School of Public Health, Community Health Sciences, with a focus in Aging. Dr. Eisenstein splits her time as a research associate between the College of Nursing at Rush University Medical Center and the Center for Research on Health and Aging at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is also an Adjunct Lecturer in the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Eisenstein received her master’s degree in Gerontology from the University of Southern California, and her Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Indiana University. Her research interests include prevention strategies of dementia, and translation, evaluation, and dissemination of community-based programs for older adults. Dr. Eisenstein has presented her research nationally and internationally.