Wong, Dana

Dr Dana Wong

Clinical Neuropsychologist; Associate Professor, School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University
Dr Dana Wong is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Associate Professor in the School of Psychology and Public Health at La Trobe University. She leads the eNACT (Neurorehabilitation And Clinical Translation) Research Group and Clinic, which focuses on innovative neurorehabilitation techniques to improve the lives of acquired brain injury survivors, and enhancing clinical implementation of these evidence-based intervention techniques. She received the La Trobe University 2020 Research Engagement and Impact Award. She has published over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles, several book chapters, and a treatment manual on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Adapted for Brain Injury (CBT-ABI). Dana’s focus on training top scientist-practitioners as a key element to clinical translation has been recognised with several awards for teaching excellence and clinical innovation. She is President-Elect of the Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment and an Editorial Board member for the journal Brain Impairment. In 2017 she led the development of BRAINSPaN, a multidisciplinary community of practice of clinicians and researchers in the brain impairment field. She also leads an advocacy group for the Australian Psychological Society’s College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, advocating for better community awareness and funding to support the training and workforce of clinical neuropsychologists.

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