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Sara J. Czaja,   CREATE Director

General Information

Position:
Professor,
Department of Psychiatry
and Behavioral Sciences,
Industrial Engineering

Co-Director,
Center on Aging

Education
Ph.D. Industrial Engineering
SUNY, Buffalo


sczaja@med.miami.edu
305-355-9080

Miller School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Center on Aging

Biography

In addition to her role as the Director of CREATE and her faculty responsibilities, Sara Czaja is the Co-Director of the Center on Aging at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The mission of the Center on Aging is to enhance the quality of life for the elderly and aging population through research, education, service modeling and policy development. The Center on Aging focuses on basic and applied research for diverse populations of older adults and their families and emphasizes the importance of a multi-disciplinary approach which integrates biomedical, behavioral, clinical, social, and human factors engineering expertise.


Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association, Fellow
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Fellow
  • Gerontological Society of America, Fellow
  • International Society for Gerontechnology