Dr. Michael is a board-certified psychiatrist with 25 years of clinical, administrative, consulting, and teaching experience. She served as Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Norwalk Hospital for six years until January 2014 when she founded a consulting business in behavioral healthcare management. Dr. Michael transitioned in 2017 to Medical Director of Community Health for Western Connecticut Health Network and then to Vice Chair of Psychiatry for Nuvance Health. Prior to retiring from clinical work in 2021, she was appointed to the position of Endowed Chair, Community and Behavioral Health for Nuvance Health.
Dr. Michael remains active and interested in community health and advancing mental health and wellness in the workplace. She is married, has two children and enjoys masters swimming, fiber arts and restoring vintage sewing machines.