I am a Clinical Neuropsychologist working at the Cairns Hospital. I am also employed as a research fellow with the College of Medicine and Dentistry on a range of projects focusing on healthy ageing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in FNQ.

  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Healthy Ageing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait communities in FNQ
  • Clinical Neuropsychology
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  • 1995 - James Cook University 2nd year undergraduate statistics prize
  • 2011 to 2012 - NAHSSS Allied Health Clinical Psychology Scholarship
  • 2004 - University of Western Australia, Completion Scholarship
  • 2001 to 2004 - Australian Postgraduate Award
  • 2005 - fellow, APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists
  • 2005 - Australiasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI)

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National Health & Medical Research Council - Project Grant

Prevalence of Dementia in the Torres Strait and common health issues of later life in the Torres Strait

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$365,000 over 3 years
The aim of the project is to assess the prevalence of dementia in people aged 45 years and over living in the Torres Strait and identify potential risk and protective factors associated with dementia risk in the region. An additional aim is to validate a full version of a culturally appropriate cognitive assessment tool, the Kimberley Indigenous Cognitive Assessment (KICA), for use in the Torres Strait.
Edward Strivens, Dina LoGiudice, Kate Smith, Edward Helmes, Gavin Miller, Sarah G Russell and Nancy Pachana in collaboration with Leon Flicker, Vonda Malone, J Norrie and Desley Harvey (College of Medicine & Dentistry, Melbourne Health, The University of Western Australia, College of Healthcare Sciences and The University of Queensland)
Dementia; Cross Cultural Assessment; Torres Strait Islander People; Ageing; Indigenous Health

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