2019 MAPP Fall Scholar: Nathalia Muñoz Giraldo

Nathalia Muñoz Giraldo studied psychology at the Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany and later obtained a Master’s degree in Clinical psychology and behavioral medicine at the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain. She participated in an internship at the Fundació ACE validating the Spanish tablet version of a neuropsychological tool (S-FNAME-12T), which evaluates memory changes along the Alzheimer’s disease (AD) spectrum. Her research has been focused on the relationship between personality changes during AD development. Nathalia aspires to keep working with the Latinx community on the development of new tools that are sensitive to detect cognitive decline at early stages. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends, going to the beach and music .