Carolina Mendoza-Puccini is a Program Director at the Division of Clinical Research (DCR). She obtained her medical degree in Colombia at the Universidad del Norte Medical School. Carolina is the Program Officer for the Strategies to Innovate Emergency Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN) and the Clinical Trials Readiness Project. In addition, Carolina manages the NINDS Common Data Elements (CDE) project and participates in various trans-NIH data harmonization working groups. Her main interests are data standards, Common Data Elements and, data sharing. Before joining NINDS, she was a Research Fellow at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Division of Cognitive Disorders.