Dr. Catherine Travers

Senior Research Fellow

PhD (University of Queensland)

Post Doctoral Research Fellow Faculty of Health | School - Nursing IHBI Membership Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) | IHBI Health Projects | IHBI Nursing - CDA

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About Dr. Catherine Travers

Dr Travers is a Senior Research Fellow with the Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration at QUT. Her research interests include ageing, dementia and interventions to improve older people’s quality of life including those with dementia.

Dr Travers is a Clinical Psychologist who previously worked in both hospital and community settings where she gained extensive experience in the assessment and management of psychological and psychiatric problems in adults. In addition, she has a considerable number of recent publications in international peer-reviewed journals, has presented her work at national and international conferences and has experience in teaching and supervising both undergraduate and postgraduate psychology students.

Key Interests

Dr Travers is currently managing a mentoring program for early and mid-career dementia care researchers that aims to develop a cohort of capable researchers able to lead and promote dementia care research in Australia.

She has previously undertaken projects aimed at improving the care of older people with cognitive impairment in acute hospitals and completed reports for the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care regarding this issue.