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Meet Our Support Staff

Our carefully selected staff will make you feel comfortable from the moment you step into our office. Expect personalized, professional service from the very beginning.


Astrid Gonzalez
Practice Manager

Practice Manager and Head Clinical Coordinator at the Neuro Institute of New England, PC. Certified Assistant graduated from Lincoln Institute in May 2009.

A member of Dr. Salvatore Napoli’s team since August, 2009. 5 years experience in Neurology and Clinical Practice and 2 years as Practice Manager of Neurology. Active fundraiser for the National MS walk.


Sarah Cardoso, CCRP
Director of Medical Research

Sarah Cardoso is our Clinical Research Director. Sarah joined our practice in 2013 with 10 years of medical and laboratory experience. Her previous involvement with Alzheimer’s research has enabled our research department to expand since opening our new facility in October 2014.

Sarah supports the clinicians in our practice by managing our cognitive testing, study visitcoordination, trial budgets, regulatory and data management for all clinical trials.

Sarah has a special interest in Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS).

Sarah is an avid runner who enjoys spending her free time with her husband, two children and Newfoundland dog. She is an active supporter of The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism as well as advocacy for individuals with neurological and intellectual disabilities.


Nancy Rafferty
Administrative Staff