Professor Beth Armstrong is Foundation Chair in Speech Pathology at Edith Cowan University in Perth. She leads a multidisciplinary team of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal researchers focused on improving service delivery and quality of life for Aboriginal people after brain injury. Her research is based on collaborative community and health provider partnerships including those with WA Aboriginal and Community Controlled Health Services, the WA Department of Health, and the Stroke Foundation. Professor Armstrong has attracted ongoing funding from the NHMRC to support this program of research. She has also published and presented nationally and internationally in the area of aphasia after stroke, focusing on both linguistic analysis of everyday conversational skills and service delivery models.