Caroline Sferrazza is a Health Specialist in the Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience Branch. She supports program officers across the branch in the areas of cognitive and affective neuroscience, sensory and motor disorders of aging, post-operative cognitive decline and delirium, and data management and sharing. Prior to joining NIA, Caroline was a Senior Associate and Science Writer/Analyst at Rose Li and Associates (RLA). As the manager of RLA’s neuroscience portfolio, she served as the lead consultant, writer, and editor for all neuroscience-related content (e.g., workshop and working group reports, journal articles, public-facing documents) and organized scientific workshops.
Caroline earned an MS from the Neurosciences Graduate Program at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and a BA in Neuroscience and Behavior from Vassar College. Her past research experience focused on cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disease. Throughout her career, Caroline has cultivated expertise in translating technical scientific concepts across disciplines to the public, developed in part through her service as Director of the Neurosciences Outreach Program at UCSD and as an organizer of numerous scientific workshops and events designed to facilitate multidisciplinary collaborations and share scientific research with diverse audiences.