Research and Administration Director
Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute
Department of Neurology
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
1120 NW 14th Street, Suite 1370
Miami, FL 33136
Stacy Merritt, MA received her Master’s Degree in Gerontology from the University of South Florida. She has been involved in research and policy aimed at improving quality of life for the aging population and culturally competent care for the minority aged. She was a Program Coordinator for the Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) Elder Abuse Prevention Program and for the Central and North Florida Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. At the University of Florida’s Department of Neurology, she was the Assistant Director of Clinical Trials overseeing research on neurological disorders including a post-mortem DBS brain bank. As the Project Manager for the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute, she works with research projects involving normal cognitive and memory changes in aging as well as pathological changes.