A/Prof Lisbeth Evered
Lis has a BSc, Masters in Biostatistics and a PhD in neuroscience and is Scientific Head of Research in the Department and Associate Professor, University of Melbourne. She has over 60 publications in cognitive clinical research. Lis founded the Perioperative Cognition and delirium Professional Interest Area (PIA) of the Alzheimer’s Association (US). She is Associate Editor for BJA and Senior Editor for Anesthesia & Analgesia, and a reviewer for many peer-reviewed journals. She is the recipient of more than $8M in NHMRC project grants and other competitive funding. Lis is Chair of the International nomenclature consensus working party which has revised postoperative cognitive disorders from research to clinical guidelines. Her main area of research interest is identifying the impact of surgery and anaesthesia on the cognitive trajectory of older individuals including identifying biomarkers associated with these changes, and identifying perioperative interventions to reduce postoperative decline. Lis is supervisor of several research higher degree students, medical students undertaking their research projects and is research mentor to trainees and junior consultants. Lis is currently undertaking a sabbatical as Associate Professor of Neuroscience Faculty member at Weill Cornell Medicine, New York
Dee HenrissDip Mgt / Dip Bus
Dee completed high school in South Africa and worked in various administration roles there, until she migrated to Australia and joined our Department in 2010 as an Administration Assistant. Dee is detail focused and likes getting involved in all projects in the department, providing admin support to both senior and junior staff. When not at work, she likes spending time with friends and family playing board games and she also enjoys knitting.