Meet Our Director
Our doctors understand women’s health challenges. As a team, we have strong knowledge of the medical, psychological, stress-related and lifestyle impacts on women’s health.
Jessica Caldwell, PhD, ABPP/CN
Director, Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement Prevention Center at Cleveland Clinic
Director of Clinical Training in Neuropsychology
Dr. Caldwell earned her A.B. with highest honors in psychology at Princeton University, and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with a minor in neuroscience at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She completed predoctoral internship at Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital and postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology and neuroimaging at Brown University.
Meet our clinical and research staff
Michelle Thompson, PA
She is dedicated to helping her patients achieve better physical and mental health and emotional well-being through dietary modifications, physical activity, sleep, and relaxation practices.
Meet our exercise and diet team
Shaina Meyer, OTR/L, MSCS
Clinical Rehabilitation Services Manager – Shaina Meyer received her Master’s degree in occupational therapy from St. Louis University, Missouri, and recently obtained a Master’s in Organizational Leadership from Colorado State University – Global
Christy Ross, PT, DPT
Dr. Christy Ross is a board certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
Meet our health psychology & social work team
Ruth Almén, LCSW
With over 30 years of experience in the social work field working with individuals and families, her passion is program innovation and community collaboration.
Lucille Carriere, PhD
Dr. Carriere earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology from Auburn University and completed her predoctoral internship at Vanderbilt University/VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and postdoctoral fellowship in health psychology specializing in multiple sclerosis and other chronic health conditions at Cleveland Clinic.
Cleveland Clinic Leadership and Administration
Meat our WAM partners
WAM Founder and Cleveland Clinic Strategic Partner of Women’s Health and Alzheimer’s
Maria Shriver is a mother of four, an Emmy and Peabody award-winning journalist, a seven-time New York Times best-selling author, an NBC News Special Anchor and the founder of The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement.
Alexandra Gleysteen is an award winning television journalist and media executive with extensive experience in network television news and documentaries, as well as live events production.