Professor Jennie Ponsford AO
Jennie is Professor of Neuropsychology and Director of Clinical Programs in the School of Psychological Sciences at Monash University and Director of the Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre at Epworth Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. She has spent 40 years investigating outcomes following mild, moderate and severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and factors predicting outcome. She has published over 320 journal articles and book chapters, and two books on rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury. In 2013, Jennie was awarded the Robert L. Moody prize for Distinguished Initiatives in Brain Injury and Rehabilitation, in 2015 the INS Paul Satz Career Mentoring Award and in 2017 she was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medical research in the field of neuropsychology and through seminal advances in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with traumatic brain injuries.