Australian Psychosis Conference 2018 Speaker Prof Susan RossellProfessor of Cognitive Neuropsychology and the inaugural Director of Centre for Mental Health at Swinburne University, Melbourne
Susan Rossell is Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology and the inaugural Director of Centre for Mental Health at Swinburne University, Melbourne. She is also the co-director of the Voices Clinic a specialist psychological treatment and research clinic for people who hear voices, which is affiliated with St Vincent’s Health in Melbourne. Her research has focused on understanding the cognitive and neurobiological mechanisms involved in psychosis and related disorders, aiming to develop new interventions and treatments for the debilitating cognitive symptoms. Prior to coming to Australia, Susan studied at the University of Manchester, the Institute of Psychiatry (King’s College London) and Oxford University. She gained experience in neuroimaging whilst undertaking a position at the Functional Imaging Lab, Queens Square, London, UK. She was a founding member of Society for Biological Psychiatry Australia in 2010, and served as the President 2014-2016. She is currently a board member of the Schizophrenia International Research Society. She has published over 200 peer-review papers over her career.