Submitted by Carol Ireland
She has received many awards including from the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, the Society for Neuroscience, and the Australasian Neuroscience Society, as well as holding a NARSAD Young Investigator award. In 2015 Caitlin joined the New York Academy of Sciences as a Program Manager for the Life Sciences Discussion Groups and is still employed there today. Caitlin is an advocate of Epilepsy Action Australia and an ambassador for people living with epilepsy. She has contributed directly to EAA as a Director of its Board from March 2008 until October 2011 and is currently our representative and ambassador in New York.