Dr. Ferrara is a Scientific Advisory Board Member of Endra. She is Professor of Biomedical Engineering at UC Davis. She is a fellow of the Acoustical Society of America, the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering and the Biomedical Engineering Society.
She is a member of the National Advisory Council for the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering and the advisory councils of the Society for Molecular Imaging, the International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound and the Whitaker Fellows program.
From 1983-8, she worked for General Electric Medical Systems contributing to early prototypes of magnetic resonance and ultrasound imaging systems. Her research interests span medical imaging and drug delivery. She received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from UC Davis in 1989.