I am an Educational Designer at JCU and also a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP).  Prior to moving into the Educational Designer role I was an academic in speech pathology at JCU.  My PhD research is focused on speech pathology services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults with acquired neurogenic communication disorders.


  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • Acquired communication disorders
  • Aphasia
  • Motor speech disorders
  • stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • 2020 to present - Educational Designer, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2015 to present - Lecturer - speech pathology, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2014 to 2017 - Speech pathologist, QLD Health (various)
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  • 2021 - JCU Award for Excellence (Innovation and Change)
  • 2017 - College of Healthcare Sciences Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2016 - College of Healthcare Sciences Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2013 - Tavistock Trust for Aphasia student award

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