Tertiary Qualifications

University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh (2004-2010)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.
Empirical Thesis Title ‘Neuropsychological predictors of conversion from amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) to dementia: a 4-year clinic-based longitudinal study’

Macquarie University, Sydney NSW, Australia (1993-2000)
Masters of Clinical Neuropsychology
Empirical Thesis Title ‘Demographical adjustment in Medico-legal 
Neuropsychology Practice’

Psychology Honours
Empirical Thesis Title ‘The Role Of Cognition in Depression’

Batchelor of Arts with Psychology Major

Specialised CPD training
ACCEPD (Australian Centre for Capacity and Ethics and the Prevention of exploitation of people with Disabilities) – Capacity Training Certificate 2012

Academic Affiliations

September 2010  Honorary Associate MemberMacquarie University Psychology Department

August 2010  Honorary Associate MemberMacquarie Centre for Cognitive Sciences

January 2010 Dept of Psychiatry CPD Programme, Oxford University
Guest speaker, ‘Predicting outcome in MCI: A 5-year longitudinal study’

March 2000- 2010 Doctorate of Clinical Psychology, University of Edinburgh Lecturer, ‘Neuropsychological Assessment of the Older Adult’

June 2005- 2010 Msc Human and Cognitive Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh  Lecturer, ‘Cognitive screening and the neuropsychology of normal ageing and MCI’

March 2003 Psychology HonoursUniversity of Edinburgh Guest Lecturer, ‘Geriatric Neuropsychology’

July 2002-2010 MRC Psych, Lister Institute, NHS Education for Scotland (NES) Lecturer, ‘Neuropsychological Assessment and Mild Cognitive Impairment’