Eneida Mioshi

Chair in Dementia Care Research, Professor

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Biography

Eneida is an occupational therapist by background (BSc Hons and MSc OT, USP Sao Paulo, Brazil) with a PhD in Applied Cognitive Psychology (Cambridge). She has over 20 years of clinical and research experience working in multiple countries. Her research programme addresses the complex interactions of brain changes, functional dependence, and family context in dementia and motor neurone disease, in a novel applied approach in neurodegeneration.

 

This unique approach in neurodegenerative conditions has led to numerous scientific publications and book chapters, international research grants, increased research capacity in postgraduate students and health professionals, conference plenaries and ongoing overseas collaborations. She relocated to Norwich in 2015 to take up the Chair of Dementia Care Research at the School of Health Sciences at UEA.

 

 

Academic Background

NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow

Neuroscience Research Australia. Sydney, Australia

                                               

PhD in Applied Cognitive Psychology                                               

University of Cambridge, MRC – Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit. Cambridge, UK

 

Masters Degree in Sciences                                                  

University of Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo, Brazil

 

BSc Honours, Occupational Therapy                                     

University of Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo, Brazil

External Activities

NIHR SPARC Award

Panel member (2017-2021)

  

Scientific Journals

BMC Neurology - Associate Editor, section Dementias (2014-2017)

Board Member - Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders; Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (2010; ongoing)

 

International Conferences: Scientific Reviews, Chairing, Scientific Board

Alzheimer's Association International Conference

International Symposium on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis/Motor Neurone Disease

International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias

World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Aphasia, Dementia and Cognitive Disorders

 

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, Universidade de Sao Paulo

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

External positions

Deputy Director, NIHR CLAHRC - East of England

1 Oct 201620 Sep 2030

Deputy Director, NIIHR Applied Research Collaboration East of England

31 Oct 2001 → …

Academic Career Development Lead, NIHR ARC East of England

31 Oct 2001 → …

Media Expertise

  • Healthy Ageing
  • Elderly care
  • Dementia

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