Research Specialist, MIT AgeLab
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room E40-291 Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Samantha Brady is a Research Specialist at the MIT AgeLab. With a background in data analysis and program evaluation, she uses a variety of research techniques to explore topics including the impacts of physical fitness on the well-being of older adults, social isolation, family caregivers, student debt and its impact on retirement planning, and livable communities. Samantha also maintains the AgeLab’s AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System) program which aims to simulate some of the physical challenges associated with aging. Samantha earned her MPA degree from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs after receiving her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.