Anita Goh

Neuropsychologist, Cognitive neuroscientist, Translational Scientist, Supporter of women in STEMM

Anita Goh

Research Fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist

About Me

Dr Anita Goh is a neuropsychologist and scientist who is committed to improving the life and health of older people. Anita’s work focuses on optimising mental health and wellbeing, and dementia prevention and care. She is passionate about creating a future-friendly environment for our ageing population, which requires strong research and fundamental changes throughout healthcare organisations and in policy. Anita has won awards for her research and has diverse knowledge and experience in cognitive assessment, neuroimaging, dementia prevention, healthy ageing, mental health, technology to improve dementia care, and social issues such as discrimination. She is known for her dedication to partnerships, linkages, and collaborations, in addition to science communication, knowledge translation, and engagement.

Anita is committed to gender equality and is proud to be part of the collective that is making significant improvements for women in STEMM. She is part of team Homeward Bound, a global leadership, strategic and science initiative for women, that aims to heighten the influence and impact of women with a science background in order to influence policy and decision making as it shapes our planet.


Doctorate of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology), Monash University (Clayton).
BSc (Hons) (Science Scholar Program), Monash University (Clayton).

Huntington’s disease lab head & Research Fellow, Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne

Clinical Neuropsychologist, Neuropsychiatry Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Research Fellow, National Ageing Research Institute (NARI)

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