Research Cluster - Neuropsychology and Psychogeriatrics


This cluster is involved in research in various areas of neuropathology, neuropsychological functioning across the lifespan and psychogeriatrics. Current research is in the areas of neuropsychological effects of various interventions for mild cognitive impairment and traumatic brain injury, evaluation of the outcomes of mild cognitive impairment, stroke and exposure to pesticides in children.


Janet Leathem - Wellington Members of Neuropsych/psychogeriatric cluster
Paul Merrick - Auckland
Ross Flett - Manawatu
Simon Bennett - Wellington
Heather Buttle - Auckland
Richard Fletcher - Auckland

Cluster members outside of School:

Professor Jeroen Douwes, Director for Centre for Public Heath Research, College of Health, Massey University, Wellington.
Dr. Jeremy Langford, Neurologist, Wellington Public Hospital.
Associate Professor Duncan Babbage, Centre for Person Centered Research, AUT, Auckland.
Dr. Crawford Duncan, Geriatrician, Kenepuru Hospital, Wellington.
Dr. John Glass, Clinical Psychologist, Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth District Health Board
Dr. Catherine Conlon, Institute of Food and Nutrition, Massey University, Albany
Dr. Ann Boston, Clinical Psychologist, North Shore Hospital
Dr. Margaret Roberts, Clinical Psychologist, Auckland University of Technology
Dr. Prasad Prasadarao, Charles Darwin University, Darwin


Janet M Leathem

Paul Merrick

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