Ms Jess Young

Casual Academic

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Flinders Medical Centre Building
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Jessica Young is a Speech Pathologist and current PhD candidate at Flinders University in South Australia and Western University in London, Canada.


BSpPth (Hons 1), Flinders University, Speech Pathology and Audiology, 2010 - 2013

Honours project: “Patterns of overlap between individuals with dementia and their frequent conversation partners”

Honours, awards and grants

2013 University Medal, Flinders University

2013 Staff Prize in Speech Pathology, Flinders University

2013 Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation, Flinders University

Teaching interests

-Qualitative Research Methods for Health Research

Higher degree by research supervision
Associate supervisor: Dementia and Communication (1)
Expert for media contact
Allied health
Alzheimer's disease
Communication and dementia
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Media expertise
  • Ageing
  • Allied health
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Dementia
  • Speech
  • Communication and dementia