Dr. Dana Wong is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University and director of the Neurorehabilitation Clinic at the Monash Psychology Centre (MPC). She graduated with an MPsych/PhD in Clinical Neuropsychology from the University of Western Australia in 2005. She has extensive clinical experience as a neuropsychologist in a range of settings. Dana was appointed to Monash University in 2007 and has since led a clinical translational body of scholarship in innovative neuropsychological rehabilitation techniques to improve the lives of brain injury survivors, and enhancing clinician competence in delivering cognitive and psychological interventions. In 2014 she initiated and developed the Neurorehabilitation Clinic at MPC, which combines provision of evidence-based acquired brain injury rehabilitation to the community, world-leading clinical training for doctoral students who learn to deliver these interventions, and a clinical and pedagogical research program. She received the 2016 Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI) Clinical Innovation Award for this landmark initiative. She is the principal investigator on a project funded by the Victorian Department of Health (via the Victorian Stroke Clinical Network) to roll out the Clinic’s memory rehabilitation group in two major public health services. Dana has numerous publications in leading journals, including Psychological Medicine, Stroke, and the Journal of Affective Disorders. She holds a leadership role on the executive committee of the ASSBI, and has previously held several positions on Australian clinical neuropsychology committees.
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