Louis A. Quatrano, Ph.D., is a psychologist who joined the NCMRR in 1991. Dr. Quatrano's undergraduate education was at SUNY at Geneseo, and he received his doctorate degree from Northwestern University. He initially joined the NIH as a health scientist administrator in the Prevention, Education, and Manpower Branch of the Division of Lung Diseases at NHLBI, where he was involved in transferring basic science into clinical practice and directing the training program in pulmonary research. He went on to become the scientific review administrator for the Human Development and Aging Study Section and the referral officer for SBIR applications in the NIH Division of Research Grants, which is now the Center for Scientific Review. Dr. Quatrano is director of the NCMRR's Behavioral Sciences and Rehabilitation Technology Research Program.