Dr. Elia Femia

Dr. Elia Femia

Scientific Review Officer



Biography

Division:
Division of AIDS, Behavioral and Population Sciences DABP
IRG:
Risk, Prevention and Health Behavior RPHB
Study Section:
Small Business: Psycho/Neuropathology, Life Span Development and Science Education RPHB 12

Dr. Elia Femia is a Scientific Review Officer for CSR's Risk Prevention and Health Behavior SBIR/STTR Special Emphasis Panel (RPHB-Y 12 B).

Prior to coming to NIH in 2016, she was the principal scientist and co-founder of FIT Interactive, a company which designed and evaluated interventions and technologies to improve quality of life of people living with dementia and their caregivers. Until 2014, she was a research associate for Penn State University’s Department of Human Development and Family Studies, where she served as a co-investigator on studies that assessed the impact of adult day services and other interventions on caregivers’ mental health, stress, and well-being. Dr. Femia received her Master's degree (1993) and Ph.D. (1998) in Human Development and Family Studies from Penn State University, University Park, PA.