Amanda Niskar

National Scientific Director
Arthritis Foundation

Amanda Niskar, DrPH, MPH, BSN, combines her experience in nursing, epidemiology and health policy to successfully bring together crosscutting leaders to make important decisions that turn discoveries into actionable, high-impact programs. She supervises all aspects of the Arthritis Foundation’s scientific program. Amanda is an accomplished author and has received many honors, including international recognition, for research measuring the impact of arthritis on health and well-being. Her accomplishments span the globe, encompassing renowned places such as the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Health, Tel Aviv University and Deloitte Consulting. Amanda’s goal: “I want to take the science off the shelf and translate it into high-impact results that make a positive difference for people with arthritis. This is an amazing opportunity to make a huge difference in their lives.”