Nancy Tomka, Clinical Research Coordinator
Nancy Tomka is a UCSD graduate with a B.S. in Human Biology and a B.A. in Psychology. Nancy started her research career at UCSD in the Department of Neuroscience and Cardiology as a Student Assistant, where she helped the staff with administrative work and patient care in both departments simultaneously. She then took on the role of a Research Coordinator in the Parkinson and Other Movement Disorders Clinic at UCSD, where she managed multiple clinical research studies related to Parkinson’s Disease.
After graduation, Nancy decided to join the Kaizen team in August 2020 as a Clinical Research Coordinator and she is currently coordinating studies associated with Traumatic Brain Injury, Headache, Migraine, and Trigeminal Neuralgia. Aside from her research responsibilities, Nancy is also a technician that manages NeuroTrax – a set of cognitive tests to assess brain fitness – and Botox for patients with migraine.
Nancy has just become a mom to a beautiful red golden retriever! In her free time, she enjoys going on walks, reading books, and tasting home-made Dolma – a typical middle eastern cuisine.