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Edwina Lamborn Graduate Researcher, Speech Pathology

Edwina is a Speech Pathologist and Graduate Researcher with a particular interest in communication access for people with aphasia. She is a member of Professor Rose's Aphasia Lab (http://www.latrobe.edu.au/aphasia-lab) and her research sits within the Centre of Research Excellence in Aphasia Recovery and Rehabilitation (Director, Professor Rose). Edwina works clinically with adults in the inpatient rehabilitation setting and is completing a PhD under the supervision of Professor Miranda Rose, Dr Robyn O'Halloran and Dr Marcella Carragher. Edwina's research is investigating the utility and impact of an iPad application, the Aphasia App, on clinical interactions between people with aphasia and their healthcare workers.

Edwina is involved in two NHMRC funded clinical trials in aphasia. She is a blinded assessor for the "COMPARE" trial (http://www.latrobe.edu.au/school-allied-health/research/compare) and a site investigator and intervention therapist for the "ASK" trial (http://www.latrobe.edu.au/aphasia-lab/projects/ask-trial). In addition, Edwina enjoys supporting graduate researchers in the School of Allied Health to feel engaged and supported through her Student Liaison Officer position.

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