Personal profile


Clinical Trial Coordinator on the ReCAPS Clinical Trial (Recovery-focused Community support to Avoid readmissions and improve Participation after Stroke).

PhD awarded by Macquarie University (2019, 'Understanding the Therapeutic Capacities of Music for People with Dementia') focussed on distiling the unique ingredients of music which make it a therapeutic tool for neurological disorders.

Broad research interests include community rehabilitation for neurological disorders, stroke prevention and ageing.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, PhD, Understanding the Therapeutic Capacities of Music for People with Dementia., Macquarie University

Award Date: 18 Sept 2019

Science, Master, Music Mind and Brain, Goldsmiths, University of London

Award Date: 30 Nov 2014

Psychology, Bachelor (Honours), The Effect of Melodic Intonation Therapy on Tongue Twister-Induced Speech Disfluency, Macquarie University

Award Date: 30 Nov 2012

External positions

Research Assistant, Macquarie University


Research area keywords

  • stroke rehabilitation
  • Ageing
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Music Cognition
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Community based health prevention programs
  • Rehabilitation/Therapy, Emotional/Social
  • Dementia and Cognitive impairment

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