Jane Saczynski is an Epidemiologist and Associate Professor of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences. Prior to coming to Northeastern she was an Associate Professor of Medicine and Quantitative Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Saczynski received her PhD in Human Development and Family Studies from the Pennsylvania State University and did two post-doctoral training fellowships in Epidemiology. The first was in Psychiatric Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the second in Neuro-Epidemiology at the National Institute on Aging. Her research focus is cognitive function, dementia and delirium, with a focus in how cognitive status impacts chronic disease management. She has funding for this work form the National Institute on Aging, the Heart Lung and Blood Institute and the National Science Foundation.