Clinical Neuropsychologist and NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow, Macquarie University

Dr Amee Baird completed a PhD and MPsych (Clinical Neuropsychology) at the University of Melbourne. She has worked as a clinical neuropsychologist for over a decade in both clinical and research positions overseas and in Australia, including the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London and Salpetriere Hospital in Paris. She is an Associate Investigator with the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders at Macquarie University, and was recently awarded an NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship (2016-2019) for the project ‘Can music mend minds? Investigating the mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of music in persons with dementia’. She is also co-director of a private practice Newcastle NeuroHealth.

Experience

  • 2010–present
    Clinical Neuropsychologist and Co-Director, Newcastle NeuroHealth
  • 2016–present
    NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow, Macquarie University

Education

  • 2004 
    University of Melbourne, PhD and MPsych (Clin Neuro)