Carolina is a behavioral research scientist at the Well Living Lab in Rochester, MN. She designs and executes primary research studies investigating the effect of the built environment on human health, behavior, performance, comfort, satisfaction, emotions, and sleep. Carolina also helps manage research collaborations between the Well Living Lab and key external academic research partners. Within Delos, Carolina provides behavioral science consulting to all departments.
Carolina is an expert in the domains of cognition, sleep health and behaviors, emotions and stress, as well as child development. She has published over five peer-reviewed research studies, two book chapters, and has presented her work in 13 academic conferences. She also served as reviewer for three peer-reviewed journals.
Carolina holds a Doctorate in Psychology, with an emphasis in cognition and development, from Emory University, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Purdue University. She received partial and full fellowships funded through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).