Head of Lincoln Centre for Research on Ageing, La Trobe University

Professor Yvonne Wells is the Head of the Lincoln Centre for Research on Ageing at La Trobe University, and Chair of Aged Care Research and Policy Development at Uniting Aged Care. Her long-term research interests include the efficacy of community care models and the impacts of later life transitions. She has a special interest in caregiving and dementia. Yvonne was recently awarded a Fellowship of the Australian Psychological Society in recognition of her work to promote ageing issues among psychologists in Australia.

Experience

  • 2008–present
    Head, Lincoln Centre for Research on Ageing

Education

  • 1995 
    La Trobe University, PhD

Honours

Fellow of the Australian Assocation of Gerontology
Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society