I am a senior lecturer and Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP).  My PhD research is focused on speech pathology services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults with acquired neurogenic communication disorders.

I also was in an Educational Designer (Lead) role at JCU within the Directorate of Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement from 2020 - 2022. 


  • SL1001: Foundations of Speech Pathology (Level 1; TSV)
  • SL1002: Foundations of Linguistics and Phonology (Level 1; TSV)
  • SL1004: Linguistic Development (Level 1; TSV)
  • SL2013: Topics in Focus in Speech Pathology 1 (Level 2; TSV)
  • SL3004: Acquired Language Impairments (Level 3; TSV)
  • SL3013: Topics in Focus in Speech Pathology 2 (Level 3; TSV)
  • SL5200: Advanced Practice in Dysphagia (Level 5; TSV)
  • SL5201: Advanced Practice in Adult Speech Pathology (Level 5; TSV)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • Acquired communication disorders
  • Aphasia
  • Motor speech disorders
  • stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • 2022 to present - Senior lecturer, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2020 to 2022 - Educational Designer, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2015 to 2020 - 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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