Cynthia R. Green

Cynthia R. Green     Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D. is a nationally recognized expert on memory fitness and brain health. Known for her engaging and personable presentation style, Dr. Green lectures extensively on memory improvement, brain fitness, successful aging and related topics as president of Memory Arts, LLC ( She also provides training and consultation services to numerous corporations, organizations and to the media.

Dr. Green has served on the faculty of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Medical Center since 1990, where she is currently an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Green has held various positions within the Mount Sinai Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, including serving as a co-principal investigator on several Alzheimer’s disease clinical treatment trials. She has also published several professional articles on the subject.

In 1996, Dr. Green founded The Memory Enhancement Program at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, a unique and innovative program designed to enhance memory fitness in healthy adults of all ages. The program received wide professional and general acclaim, leading to the publication of her self-help book “Total Memory Workout: 8 Easy Steps to Maximum Memory Fitness.” Dr. Green is also co-author of “Through the Seasons: an Activity Book for Memory Challenged Adults and their Caregivers,” which offers a program providing cognitive and social engagement for persons with dementia. Her latest book is Brainpower Game Plan: Foods, Moves, and Games to Clear Brain Fog, Boost Memory, and Age-Proof Your Mind in 4 Weeks!, written with the editors of Prevention Magazine.

Dr. Green’s work has been featured frequently in the media, including Good Morning America, The Early Show, 20/20, CNBC, National Public Radio’s “Talk of the Nation”, Time, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The London Standard, Good Housekeeping, and Parenting. Dr. Green serves as a brain health expert for Prevention, and is the author of the “Stay Sharp!” blog on the Prevention website (

Dr. Green received her B.A. cum laude from Smith College and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from New York University. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the American Society on Aging and the American Geriatrics Society. Dr. Green also serves on the Scientific Review Board of the Institute for the Study of Aging.

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