Ryka is a research assistant supporting several projects related to cognitive aging and dementia that are connected to the HAALSI project. She provides administrative and data management support to the HAALSI Dementia Study, and participates in data collection and project management for Dementia Calibration (DeCal) project funded by PGDA. Enryka holds a dual Master of Science degree in Global Mental Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and King’s College London. Prior to joining HCPDS, she worked as a research assistant for the U.S. military, focusing on bereavement and trauma.
Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies