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Biography

I am a researcher and PhD candidate with a broad range of interests across:
 -Speech pathology, linguistics & psychology
 -Health, quality of life & patient reported outcome measures
 -Health policy
 -Evidence based practice and implementation science
 -Higher education & higher degree research

My PhD projects explore 'Conceptualisation, Measurement and Lived Experiences of Quality of Life in Primary Progressive Aphasia' - a rare dementia syndrome.

 

I currently lecture on Quality of Life and neurodegenerative disorders affecting communication. I have enjoyed teaching Evidence Based Practice and Cognitive Science units previously.

I enjoy advocacy work in aphasia and dementia and have helped to run support groups for Aphasia throughout COVID.

I am also passionate about science communication, am a member of Franklin Women, and was the Creative Director for TEDx Macquarie University 2019.

Education/Academic qualification

Cognitive Science, Masters of Research, Macquarie University

Award Date: 30 Jun 2017

Speech Pathology, Masters of Speech Language Pathology (Hons), University of Sydney

Award Date: 31 Dec 2010

Linguistics, Psychology, Italian, Bachelor of Liberal Studies, University of Sydney

Award Date: 31 Dec 2008

Cognitive Science, PhD, Macquarie University

Dec 2017 → …

External positions

Volunteer, Australian Aphasia Association

Nov 2019 → …

NSW Branch Committee, Speech Pathology Australia

Dec 2017Dec 2019

Sessional Lecturer, Australian Catholic University

Jul 2017Dec 2017

Reading Clinician, Macquarie University Reading Clinic

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