Dr. Quatrano is a psychologist who joined NCMRR in 1991. Dr. Quatrano's undergraduate education was at the State University of New York, Geneseo, and he received his doctorate degree from Northwestern University. He initially joined NIH as a health scientist administrator in the Prevention, Education, and Manpower Branch of the Division of Lung Diseases at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 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 Small Business Innovative Research applications in the NIH Division of Research Grants, now the Center for Scientific Review. Dr. Quatrano is director of NCMRR's behavioral sciences and rehabilitation technology research program.