Miko Rose, DO
The Joy Initiative, Michigan State University Department of Psychiatry
Dr. Miko Rose is an Assistant Professor in the Michigan State University Department of Psychiatry, providing psychiatric services for Federally Qualified Underserved Health Centers throughout Michigan. Dr. Rose completed her psychiatry residency training at Michigan State University. She has served as council member for the American Psychiatric Association Committee for Geriatric Psychiatry and the Council on Communications. She is now serving as National Board Exam Appointed Faculty, and is Board Certified in Psychiatry by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry.
Dr. Rose is also the creator and Program Director of “The Joy Initiative,” a project she started at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she now teaches formal elective classes on the art of happiness and well-being. In 2013, she was awarded the SAMHSA American Psychiatric Association Minority Leadership Fellowship Grant, from which she built the foundation to develop emotional resilience, happiness, and mindfulness trainings tailored to the unique needs of medical providers.
Prior to entering medical school, she worked as a Program Officer, Fundraiser, and advocate for the underserved with a focus on overcoming domestic violence and trauma. She has over 20 years of experience and formal training in life coaching. Drawing upon her experiences with underserved communities, she now creates and facilitates happiness training programs for medical providers across the country.
Dr. Rose was the Keynote Speaker for the 2019 AgeAlive Research Forum on April 24, 2019. Click here for more info from the forum.