Curriculum Vitae

Degrees & Certifications

NEUROSCIENCE AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE

2006

PhD degree in Neuroscience and Nuclear Medicine / University of Florence, Italy, in collaboration with New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA

2001

Five-Year University degree in Experimental Psychology / University of Florence, Italy (corresponding to Bachelor and Master degrees)

NUTRITION

2015

Board Certification as a Holistic Healthcare Practitioner / American Association of Drugless Practitioners, USA

2014

Certification in Holistic Health Coaching / Institute for Integrative Nutrition and Purchase College, State University of New York (SUNY), New York, USA


Professional Appointments

2016

Associate Director
Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic / Department of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York

2016

Associate Professor
Department of Neurology and Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York

2016

Adjunct Professor
Department of Neurology and Clinical Pathophysiology
University of Florence School of Medicine, Italy

2015

Adjunct Professor
Department of Nutrition and Food Studies
New York University Steinhardt School of Nutrition and Public Health, New York

2012 – 2016

Director
Nutrition & Brain Fitness Lab
Department of Psychiatry
New York University School of Medicine, New York

2008 – 2015

Director
Positron Emission Tomography Imaging Research, Center for Brain Health
Department of Psychiatry
New York University School of Medicine, New York

2007 – 2016

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
New York University School of Medicine, New York


Fellowships

2002 – 2006

PhD student
Department of Clinical Pathophysiology
University of Florence Medical School, Italy

2004 – 2005

Pre-doctoral Fellow
Department of Psychiatry
New York University School of Medicine, New York

2001 – 2002

Research Fellow
Department of Clinical Pathophysiology
University of Florence Medical School, Italy

2000 – 2001

Research Fellow
Department of Neurology & Psychiatry
University of Florence Medical School, Italy