Meeting of June 14, 2017 - The ADEA @ 50 - More Relevant Than Ever
Sara J. Czaja is a Leonard M. Miller Professor of the Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and has secondary appointments in Industrial Engineering, Psychology and Neurology at the University of Miami. She is also the Director of the Center on Aging at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the Director of the Center on Research and Education for Aging and Technology Enhancement (CREATE). CREATE funded by the National Institute on Aging, focuses on older adults and technology systems within healthcare, living settings, everyday environments, and work domains. CREATE was recently the recipient of the first American Psychological Association (APA) Prize for Interdisciplinary Team Research.
Dr. Czaja research interests include: aging and cognition, aging and technology systems, family caregiving, older workers, training, and functional assessment. She has received continuous funding for her research from the National Institutes of Health, numerous foundations, and industry. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and the Gerontological Society of America. She is also a member of the National Academy of Science Board on Human Systems Integration. She is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. She is a recent Past President of Division 20 (Adult Development and Aging) of APA and recently served on the Institute of Medicine Committee on Healthy Cognitive Aging and the Institute of Medicine Committee on Family Caregivers of Older Adults.