Carlotta Micaela Jarach obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology from University of Milan (Italy); she continued her education with a MSc in Business Administration from VirginiaTech (USA), a MSc in Health Communication from the University of Lugano (Switzerland) and a third MSc in Biostatistics form University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy). Those degrees allowed her to work as a researcher in epidemiology back in Italy, while being a freelance science editor and health journalist at the same time.
Currently, she is a Doctoral student at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Be'er Sheva (Israel) with an academic secondment at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in Halle Saale (Germany) and a non-academic one at AGE Platform Europe in Brussels (Belgium). Her main research interests include ageing in Europe, health policy and the social determinants of health. Carlotta holds a Marie Curie Fellowship as an Early Stage Researcher as part of the TRANS-SENIOR Innovative Training Network. The objective of her Ph.D. seeks to deliver guidance and practical tools for supporting optimal transitions among senior citizens. You can find more information about her research project here.