Dr Nancy A. Pachana is a clinical geropsychologist and professor in the School of Psychology at UQ. She has an international reputation in the area of geriatric mental health, particularly with her research on late-life anxiety disorders. She has published over 170+ peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and books on various topics in the field of ageing. She received the Inaugural Alastair Heron Prize for Research in Dementia (2006) from the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society. She serves on the editorial board of the Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Science, one of the top two journals in the world for publication of research in the science of the psychology of aging. She was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in 2014. firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Gerard Byrne is Head of Psychiatry within the School of Medicine at UQ and Director of the Older Persons’ Mental Health Service at the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital (RBWH). He established the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Unit at RBWH and is a visiting consultant to the Memory Clinic. His primary research interests include major neurocognitive disorders (particularly the neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease), and personality, anxiety and depression in older people. Prof. Byrne was awarded the Senior Research Award of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 2012.
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