Noriana E. Jakopin
As the Research Programs Administrator, Noriana aids the National Director of Research Programs in a variety of tasks relating to HA’s research programs. Noriana largely contributes to the communication of the latest scientific hydrocephalus research to HA’s wider community. She also facilitates in the development and implementation of new facets and resources provided by HA’s research programs. Being especially passionate about the investigative scientific process, Noriana supports the National Director of Research in the patient-focused projects being conducted.
Noriana has been enamored by Neuroscience from a young age. She started at HA as an intern in 2014 during her sophomore year of high school. Loving the company’s goals and missions she stayed on throughout high school and into university. In May of 2020 she transitioned to Research Programs Administrator. She is currently pursuing two Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience and Bioengineering at the University of Maryland and is hoping to graduate Spring 2022 and go on to pursue an MD/PhD. She also conducts research in computational brain modeling at the FDA as well as tutors middle and high schoolers in math. In her spare time, she is likely studying – but also enjoys cooking and reading.