Sara Czaja

Professor of Gerontology and Director, Center on Aging & Behavioral Research, Weill Cornell College of Medicine

Sara J. Czaja is a Professor of Gerontology and the Director of the Center on Aging and Behavioral Research at Weill Cornell College of Medicine. She is also the Director of the Center on Research and Education for Aging and Technology Enhancement (CREATE), which focuses on the interface between older adults and technology systems and the Co-Director of the ENHANCE (Enhancing Neurocognitive Health, Abilities, Networks, & Community Engagement) Center, which focuses on technology support for older adults with a cognitive impairment. Her research interests include: aging and cognition, family caregiving, aging and technology, training, and functional assessment. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and the Gerontological Society of America. Dr. Czaja is the recipient of the 2015 M. Powell Lawton Distinguished Contribution Award for Applied Gerontology, of the American Psychological Association (APA), the 2013 Social Impact Award for the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and the 2013 Jack A. Kraft Award for Innovation from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, The Franklin V. Taylor Award, Division 21, (APA), and the M. Powell Lawton Award of the Gerontological Society of America (2020).