Meghan Shineman, MPA
Healthcare Planning Specialist
NYC Department for the Aging
Meghan Shineman is a researcher, writer, and social advocate with more than 10 years of experience in both the public and non-profit sectors across the healthcare and workforce industries, with a particular focus on aging and long term care. As the Healthcare Planning Specialist for the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA), she coordinates and assists DFTA’s Planning Division with its overall effort to better align the aging and healthcare sectors.
Prior to joining DFTA in May 2016, Ms. Shineman spent three years living near Paris, France, with her husband, where she occasionally worked as an independent research consultant for the International Longevity Centre-France. She also previously worked as a policy analyst for the United Hospital Fund and PHI (formerly Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute), both located in New York City.
Ms. Shineman earned her Master of Public Administration, with a focus in Health Policy, from the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and her bachelor’s degrees in Sociology and Communications from Boston College.