Dr. Catrin Rode is a cognitive and educational psychologist and research professor at the University of Oregon’s Center on Brain Injury Research and Training, where she develops and evaluates interventions to improve cognitive performance in various populations. She received a Masters degree in cognitive psychology from the University of Konstance, Germany, and a Ph.D. in cognitive and clinical psychology from the University of Muenster, Germany. Dr. Rode’s work is funded by the National Institutes of Health (e.g. NIA_SBIR, Improving General Cognitive Functioning in Seniors via Executive Control; NICHD_SBIR Training Memory and Executive Skills in Youth with Learning Disorders; and Web-Based Interactive Intervention for Employees with ADHD) and NIDILLR TBITutor: an intelligent tutoring system to improve educational outcomes in youth with TBI). A critical component of her work includes proper assessment of cognitive abilities we aim to improve or enhance (NIA_SBIR Cognitive Change Battery: An innovative neuropsychological assessment for serial testing).