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 Expert  729247

Expert in Neuropsychology


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United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has in-depth international expertise gained across three continents in the evaluation of occupational, functional and cognitive capacity following brain injury and other illnesses (e.g. neurological, psychiatric) related to neuropsycholgical functioning (including discreet events such as stroke, progressive events such as dementia or neurotoxicity and developmental disorders related to childhood illness and/or injury).

He has also conducted work into the effects of natually occurring substances, hormones and drugs on mental and functional capacity - including clinical drug trials for the pharmaceutical and related industries.

Expert has consulted to clinical, industrial, commercial, media and legal organizations in North America, Europe and Australia. Techniques available include cognitive assessment (paper and pencil or computerized testing), EEG and brain imaging (fMRI), and questionnaires.

Expert's primary training was in Medicine, subsequent to which he obtained a First Class Honours degree in Psychology, Mathematics and Philosophy and completed his doctorate in Neuropsychology at the University of Oxford.

He was ranked as the highest student admitted to the Neuroscience programme at Oxford University and awarded a Senior Scholarship (having additionally been awarded full scholarships by the Universities of Cambridge and London). He subsequently received advanced training in clinical and experimental neuropsychology in the USA and Canada: he was a Clinical Research Fellow at the Rotman Institute of Baycrest Centre/University of Toronto (1990-92), where he held a Royal Society/NATO International Fellowship in Neuropsychology. He additionally received advanced training in neuropsychology via the Universities of Pittsburgh, Ottawa and Boston.

Expert is a Fellow of the Royal Medical Society, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, a Chartered Psychologist and Chartered Scientist (United Kingdom), a Full Member of the Division of Neuropsychology of the British Psychological Society, a Registered Psychologist (Australia & New Zealand), a Registered Clinical Neuropsychologist (Western Australia) and a Full Member of the College of Clinical Neuropsychology of the Australian Psychological Society (only current registered clinical supervisor in WA).

He was elected to the National Executive Committee of the British Neuropsychological Society 1997-2000, and to the National Executive Committee of the College of Clinical Neuropsychology of the Australian Psychological Society (2005-2008; only neuropsychologist from WA ever to be elected to this committee). He has been nominated as Coordinator for Clinical Neuropsychology in the Health Department of Western Australia (Neurosciences and Sense Clinical Network) and as the Head of the Section of Clinical Neuropsychology (WA), Australian Psychological Society.

He was awarded a Professorial Chair in Neuropsychology in London in 2002.

Expert presents regularly on ABC Radio 720 on matters related to his clinical practice in neuropsychology.

Expert has published and lectured widely, including the authoring of numerous publications that are directly related to his clinical practice. He has written or edited 5 books to date, published over 150 scientific publications and given over 250 oral presentations. He has published over 90 articles listed in the ISI Web of Science, with a current scientific H index (ISI) of 18.

His latest book was published by Oxford University Press in October 2008.

Expert has been formally trained in workcover guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment.

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clinical neuropsychology

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cognitive process

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forensic neuropsychology

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neuropsychology

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neuropsychology assessment

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psychology

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psychology research


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1990   PhD   Neuropsychology & Neuroscience   University of Oxford   Senior Scholar

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1986 to 2004

 

Universities, hospitals & clinics in UK, North America & Australia

 

Clinical academic

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Fellow of the Royal Medical Society; Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society; Chartered Psychologist and Chartered Scientist (United Kingdom); Full Member of the Division of Neuropsychology of the British Psychological Society; Full Member of the College of Clinical Neuropsychology of the Australian Psychological Society (only current registered clinical supervisor in WA); Past Member of the International Neuropsychological Society and the Association for Psychological Science.

Licenses/Certifications

Registered Psychologist (Australia & New Zealand); Registered Clinical Neuropsychologist (Western Australia).

Awards/Recognition

Expert has received a range of prizes, awards and scholarships across his career to date. Further information is available upon request.

Medical/Professional Internships

Hospitals and clinics in the United Kingdom, USA and Canada.

Expert's primary training was in Medicine, subsequent to which he obtained a First Class Honours degree in Psychology, Mathematics and Philosophy and completed his doctorate in Neuropsychology at the University of Oxford.

He was ranked as the highest student admitted to the Neuroscience programme at Oxford University and awarded a Senior Scholarship (having additionally been awarded full scholarships by the Universities of Cambridge and London). He subsequently received advanced training in clinical and experimental neuropsychology in the USA and Canada: he was a Clinical Research Fellow at the Rotman Institute of Baycrest Centre/University of Toronto (1990-92), where he held a Royal Society/NATO International Fellowship in Neuropsychology. He additionally received advanced training in neuropsychology via the Universities of Pittsburgh, Ottawa and Boston.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has published and lectured widely, including the authoring of numerous publications. He has written or edited 5 books to date, published over 150 scientific publications and given over 250 oral presentations.

He has published over 90 articles listed in the ISI Web of Science, with a current scientific H index (ISI) of 18.

His latest book was published by Oxford University Press in October 2008.


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2002 to   Health Department of Western Australia   Consultant   Expert has been involved in clinical work for the Health Department, and planning clinical drug trials and other research projects.

Expert has also worked for the United Kingdom Civil Service in the past.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Clinical drug trials for the pharmaceutical and related industries.
  • Medicolegal work for a range of plaintiff and defendant clients (e.g. insurance companies).
  • Investigating the impact on cognitive functioning of foods produced by a major cereal manufacturer.
  • Other examples are available on request.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert witness testimony has been regularly given in courts and tribunals for both plaintiff and defendant clients.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1986 to   North America, Europe and Australia   Since 1986, Expert has offered professional services in North America, Europe and Australasia.

He is keen to extend his expertise to projects in other parts of the globe.


Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Reasonable standard
German   Reasonable standard

Market Research:
Please refer to the special skills section, which may be useful in assessment, tendering, management and team-building, in addition to other industry activities.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Seminars are available for small groups, medium sized audiences and larger organizations on memory and memory improvements, and on thinking skills.

Also extensive lecturing experience.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

In addition to his own services, he is able to provide advice on a wide range of specialist medical and medicolegal expertise; for example, with respect to musculoskeletal injury and psychiatric illnesses (related to workplace capacity and other elements of functioning).

Other Skills and Services

Neuropsychological, cognitive and behavioural assessment, in addition to those skills mentioned elsewhere.

Techniques available include cognitive assessment (paper and pencil or computerized testing), EEG and brain imaging (fMRI), and questionnaires.


 

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