Kistein Monkhouse, MPH is the CEO & founder of Patient Orator, a digital health platform focused on using storytelling to improve patient experience and population health. She is a former healthcare frontline staff who saw an urgent need to build bridges across communities in healthcare. Her work is at the intersection of public and private health using stories to bring awareness to the importance of improving the health of people and communities with a focus on catalyzing storytelling to address social determinants of health.
She is an award-winning documentary director of the film Humanizing Health Care, a narrative-driven emotionally paced documentary about healthcare experiences in the United States. She sits on the advisory board of We The Patients NY, an initiative by the Community Service Society of NY and NYS HIMSS Patient Advocacy Committee.