Stephanie Harrisonis a research associate for the NHMRC funded Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre at the Department of Rehabilitation, Aged and Extended Care at Flinders University. She has an epidemioloigcal background with experience in cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis of large datasets, and she also has experience conducting systematic reviews. Stephanie's research interests include the effects of lifestyle factors and non-pharmacological interventions in relation to cognitive function and quality of life outcomes for people with dementia or at those risk of cognitive decline. Stephanie is currently working on the INvestigating Services Provided In the Residential care Environment for Dementia (INSPIRED) Study at Flinders which aims to examine different models of residential care for people with dementia in relation to outcomes such as quality of life.
PhD Epidemiology, Newcastle University, UK September 2013-September 2016 (awaiting official conferral). Stephanie's thesis examined associations between cardiovascular health and longitudinal changes in cognitive function in the very old using different datasets from the UK, The Netherlands and New Zealand.
MSc Public Health Services and Health Research, Newcastle University, UK, Merit, August 2013
BSc Biomedical Sciences, Newcastle University, UK, First Class, June 2012