Military veteran Major (fmr) Nisha Money, MD, MPH, ABIHM, is a preventive medicine physician with a specialization in integrative medicine and global health. She has an eclectic background, including a year spent in a yoga ashram before starting her medical and military career. Her recent positions include: United States Air Force Flight Surgeon; Medical Commander for Homeland Security and Initial Disaster Response Teams; Chief of United States Air Force Fitness for the Surgeon General; and Head Physician Epidemiologist for Dodd’s Global Emerging Infections Surveillance & Response.
Nisha Money holds dozens of military training certifications, including: Medical Management of Chemical and Biological Casualties (MCBC), United States Army Combat Casualty Care (C4); Survival, Escape, Rescue, and Evasion (SERE); USAID Foreign Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance; Critical Incident Stress Management; Advanced Operational Risk Communications; Medical Management Casualty Care; Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP); Military Health Promotion & Wellness; CDC & Harvard Public Health Meta Leadership; American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine; Physician’s Medical and Scalp Acupuncture certification; Body-Mind-Spirit Medicine therapeutics; and Physician’s Yoga Therapy for chronic disorders.
Money creates and leads integrative mental fitness training programs to be utilized in deployment, corporate, and personal settings to not only address prevention, resiliency, and treatment of psycho-neurological disorders secondary to trauma, but also to optimize human performance. She has created multilateral global health collaborations to strengthen the prevention, surveillance, and response to national disasters, infectious diseases, and neuro-psychological disorders and rehabilitation of wounded warrior care worldwide. She also has spearheaded communication pathways and capacity building efforts between the United States, the World Health Organization, NATO, and foreign public-private sector agencies for medical humanitarian missions and holistic health therapies.
Nisha Money has recently transitioned from active duty military and is now the director of the Global Healing Initiatives Institute.