Cynthia  Green, PhD

Cynthia Green, PhD

One of America's foremost memory fitness and brain health experts, Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D. is a speaker, author and spokesperson, currently serving on the faculty of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where she founded The Memory Enhancement Program. The success of this widely praised program led to the publication of Dr. Green's popular self-help book, Total Memory Workout: 8 Easy Steps to Maximum Memory Fitness, which is now in its tenth printing and has been translated into four languages. Her latest book, Your Best Brain Ever, written in collaboration with the National Geographic Books, was named a "2013 Top Guide to Life After 50" by the Wall Street Journal.

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Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D., is one of America's foremost memory fitness and brain health experts. Dr. Green is the founder and president of Memory Arts, LLC, a company that provides memory fitness and brain health training to organizations, corporations, and individuals. She is also an acclaimed author, respected lecturer, and sought-after spokesperson known for her engaging and personable presentation style. Dr. Green has appeared on Good Morning America, The Early Show, 20/20, Fox News, The Martha Stewart Show, CNBC, and National Public Radio's "Talk of the Nation," as well as in the pages of Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The London Standard, Good Housekeeping, Prevention, and Parenting.

Dr. Green received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from New York University. Since 1990, she has served on the faculty of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she is currently an assistant clinical professor in the department of psychiatry. Dr. Green is a recognized expert in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease, having served as co-principal investigator on a number of clinical trials that evaluated treatments for this condition.

In 1996, Dr. Green founded The Memory Enhancement Program at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, a unique and innovative approach to enhancing memory fitness in healthy adults of all ages. The success of this widely praised program led to the publication of Dr. Green's popular self-help book, Total Memory Workout: 8 Easy Steps to Maximum Memory Fitness (Bantam Books, 1999), which is now in its tenth printing and has been translated into four languages. Dr. Green's other books include Through the Seasons (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008; with Joan Beloff), an activities book for memory-challenged adults and their caregivers; and Brainpower Game Plan: Food, Moves, and Games to Clear Brain Fog, Boost Memory, and Age-Proof Your Mind in 4 Weeks (Rodale, 2009), which features a 30-day "game plan" based on sound science that trains and encourages adults to build better brain health habits through regular exercise, proper diet, and practical brain-training techniques. Written with the editors of Prevention magazine, Brainpower has been featured on Dr. Phil and The Today Show and continues to receive rave reviews from both readers and clinicians who treat memory disorders. More recently Dr. Green collaborated with Marbles The Brain Store to produce "The Good Thinking Kit," which has been featured on The Martha Stewart Show and endorsed by the U.S. Memory Championship. Dr. Green's latest book, 30 Days to Total Brain Health, is a practical and easy-to-use introduction to brain fitness.

Dr. Green maintains a private practice in New York City. Originally from Greensboro, N.C., she currently resides in northern New Jersey with her husband and their three children.

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    "Our event was phenomenal! Dr. Green was outstanding! Thank you for being such a pleasure to work with and for suggesting Dr. Green to us."

    - Greenwich CT Commission on Aging

    "Dr. Green's infectious energy and passion has inspired an renewed commitment to wellness and brain health among the residents of Galloway Ridge. She is a very engaging speaker who had the audience laughing while discussing a topic which worries many. This was Dr. Green's second visit to Galloway Ridge and we are already looking forward to her next visit."

    - Bob Zimmer, Executive Director, Galloway Ridge, Pittsboro, NC

    "Great energy and information. . . Very clear and informative . . . funny, very knowledgeable and has mastery of her topic. . . able to put info to use immediately. . . "

    - Attendees at 2015 ICAA Active Aging Conference

    "Wow!! What an incredible keynote address at Skidmore's inaugural Science Summit. Thank you so much for participating and for kicking off the Summit on such a high note. It was perfect. So many of our alums, students and faculty commented on how much they enjoyed your presentation!"

    - Kimberly Verstandig, Associate VP for Advancement, Skidmore College

    "Thank you so much for your time and energy to visit Galloway and share your Total Brain Health work! It was phenomenal...well received by our residents. Your personal approach, intuitive skills regarding the audience and Brain Health as it relates to science is superb!"

    - Galloway Ridge, Inc.

    "What a charming, engaging person you are, Dr. Green! And how lucky we are that you gave us such a chunk of your time on Problems & Solutions... Bless you for your personal touch. I will definitely be asking you to come back again in the future....Thanks again for a show packed with great information."

    - Featured on Problems & Solutions, Three Eagles Radio Network

    "You combine true expertise/extensive and deep knowledge with engaging speaking skills to create a thoroughly engrossing presentation. Plus, your warmth and sense of humor add to everyone's enjoyment of the evening. I think this topic on stress was well suited to the audience and I know I left feeling calmer! "


    "You did a fabulous job, and I heard well-deserved gushing praise from our attendees. Thanks so much again for an informative, absorbing and inspiring presentation. We'll look forward to your ideas for future topics."

    - Lowenstein Sandler LLP

    "Your series on Memory Enhancement was quite a hit at TIAA-CREF. We started out expecting no more than one hundred people for each lecture, and ended up dividing the sessions and adding new dates so we could accommodate more than four hundred associates for each topic. The interest was overwhelming in all areas of the company. Thank you for this revitalizing series."

    - Occupational Health Coordinator, TIAA-CREF

    "It was unanimous among the guests that you were one of the best presenters they'd heard in a very long time ... My office was abuzz with compliments and thanks for having you join us - "she was the perfect choice" and "I loved the way she went from practical information to technical and didn't miss a beat" are just a couple of their comments"

    - Division of Aging, Disabilities and Veterans' Affairs

    "Your workshop was very informative, and we had some fantastic feedback following the event. We attribute the great turnout at the event to a strong interest in the topic of memory as well as your engaging presentation style. Everyone in the room walked away with some great tips on how to improve their memory ability."

    - Lehman Brothers

    "Over 120 attendees came (to the WHYY Studios) to hear Dr. Green speak. Our attendees really enjoyed the presentation. They laughed aloud, took a ton of notes and asked a lot of questions. The event was a terrific success. I would recommend Dr. Green to any organization as a speaker. She was well spoken, entertaining, and shared valuable information."

    - NAWBO