Monica joined the Penn Memory Center in 2017 as an intern through the Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) program. Monica will be working with Tigist Hailu and Dr. Jason Karlawish on participant recruitment, interviews, content development, and story writing for for the Typical Day project. She will also assist with other projects related to cognitive health including recruiting older African American participants to the NACC study from PMC’s Brain Health Research Registry.
Monica is a senior at the University of Minnesota studying political science with minors in neuroscience and public health. She plans to attend law school and she is aiming for a graduate or business degree as well.