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Dr Marcella Carragher Lead Postdoctoral Research Fellow, APVC Research (SHE)

Dr Marcella Carragher is a Lead Postdoctoral Research Fellow within the multidisciplinary Aphasia Centre of Research Excellence (CIA Professor Miranda Rose). As a Speech Pathologist, her research interests stem from her time spent working with adults with acquired communication difficulties. She is particularly interested in the everyday communication of people with aphasia and the generalisation of behaviours from therapy to everyday life. Dr Carragher is project manager for the Aphasia App study, designing and testing a novel app to support communication between health professionals and people with aphasia. She has been involved in trial management for the COMPARE study (Professor Miranda Rose) and the ASK study (Professor Linda Worrall). Dr Carragher is Deputy Treasurer for Aphasia Victoria, a consumer-advocacy group for people with aphasia in Victoria.

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