About

Sophie is a Forbes Contributor, TEDMED 2020 Research Scholar, and the director of Global Health Aging, a creative consultancy and award-nominated website featuring a broad range of news stories, research, and diverse opinions regarding longevity and healthy aging. Her writing has also appeared in Salon, PBS Next Avenue, and Thrive Global, among others. As a Columbia University 2021 Age Boom Academy fellow, Sophie investigated loneliness in old age. She also spoke about uncovering loneliness inequities in older adults at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center during National Minority Health Month 2021. Her effort to raise public awareness of aging led to her being featured as a science communicator in Diversity in Action magazine. Early in her career, she performed biomedical research in academia and healthcare, including the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF REU) and the City of Hope Beckman Research Institute Bioinformatics Core. She has also worked in health care policy and research communication. Because of her contributions to the field, Sophie has been elected to Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society and New York Academy of Medicine. She has an MPH in Aging and Health Research and a BS in Bioinformatics with Research Honors.

Selected Current & Past Engagements

Together let’s reframe our conversation and perspective on longevity and healthy aging.