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Eva Schmitt, PhD

Program Director, NIDUS Central

Dr. Eva Schmitt, Assistant Scientist I, is the Associate Director of the Aging Brain Center in the Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research at Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston MA. Her responsibilities cover the operations of the Aging Brain Center. Dr. Schmitt joined the Aging Brain Center in 2010 as the overall Director of the Successful Aging after Elective Surgery (SAGES) and Better Assessment of Illness (BASIL) studies.

Dr. Schmitt has a Masters degree in Social Work from Germany. She obtained a PhD in Social Gerontology from the University of Kassel, Germany. Also, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco, Department of Psychology, Community-Academic Research Alliance. Additionally, she was an appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Prior to joining the Aging Brain Center, she was the Director of Program Evaluations at the Institute on Aging. This not-for-profit health care provider evaluates of educational programs at the UCSF, Division of Geriatrics, in San Francisco, CA.