Dr Stephanie Ward is a geriatrician who is passionate about improving the quality of diagnosis and care for persons living with dementia. At CHeBA , she is a senior research fellow, and the clinical and initiative lead for the Australian Dementia Network (ADNeT) Clinical Quality Registry.
Dr Ward’s clinical practice inspires her engagement in a number of studies investigating mechanisms of, or prevention of cognitive impairment and dementia. One such recent area of interest is the role of intergenerational contact in healthy ageing. She was the expert geriatrician on the ABC series 'Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds' and 'Old People's Home for Teenagers'.