- ORE Core and REC Project Manager
- VA Boston Healthcare System
- BA, Communication Media, Minor in Politics and Government from the University of Hartford
Master of Education degree in Administration of Higher Education from Suffolk University
Samrana Bertrand received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Media with a Minor in Politics and Government from the University of Hartford. She then went on to work as an Assistant Residence Director at Emerson College Los Angeles for two years and after that, received her Master of Education degree from Suffolk University.
Samrana serves as the Project Manager for the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC). Her role involves assisting the Outreach, Recruitment, and Engagement (ORE) Core leadership to facilitate the recruitment and retention of research participants through community engagement and collaboration with other organizations. She oversees daily operations of ORE core and Research Education Component (REC). She also works closely with the Clinical Core, as well as individual Study Coordinators, using recruitment strategies that will aid them in meeting their recruitment goals, such as organizing outreach events to underrepresented communities in and around Boston. Samrana works directly under the supervision of the ORE Core Assistant Director, with additional oversight provided by other ORE Core and REC leadership.