2021 - current: Research Officer, Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration (DCRC), UNSW Sydney. Updating of the Assessment and Management of People with Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD): A Handbook for NSW Health Clinicians acute care resource.
2021 - current: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney.
2021 Postdoctoral Research Associate, CHeBA. Social Health and Reserve in the Dementia patient journey (SHARED): International interview study.
2018 – 2020: Postdoctoral Research Associate, CHeBA. Social relationships as protective factors and modifiable risk factors for cognitive decline in the Sydney Memory and Ageing Study.
2017 – 18: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, CHeBA. Investigating cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between self-reported social networks and cognitive function using data from the Sydney Memory and Ageing Study (MAS).
2017-18: Researcher, DCRC, UNSW Sydney. Knowledge translation for the 'Improving outcomes for a timely diagnosis and management of dementia in general practice' and 'The supporting GPs and Practice Nurses in the timely diagnosis of dementia' projects.
2012-16: PhD Candidate, DCRC, UNSW Sydney. Thesis: The Friendship and Relationship Interactions in the Elderly Networks Description (FRIEND) Study. DCRC-funded original research using mixed social network analysis methods to explore the friendships and social relationship networks of older people living with dementia and residing in a Sydney care home.
2009-12: Research Assistant, DCRC, UNSW Sydney. Study recruitment, data collection, data analysis and knowledge translation for the Sydney Multisite Intervention of LaughterBosses and ElderClowns (SMILE) study, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded cluster randomised trial of humor therapy.