• Dr Rowena Mobbs

    Speciality: Neurology

    Address 1: MQ Health Neurology, Suite 204, Level 2, 2 Technology Place

    Address 2: Macquarie University NSW 2109

    Phone: 02 9812 3720

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    Dr Rowena Mobbs MBBS BMedSci (Hons1) PhD FRACP is Senior Lecturer, Department of Clinical Medicine at Macquarie University, subspecialist in cognitive neurology at MQ Health. She is a leading clinician in dementia and concussion services and is highly committed to the integration of multidisciplinary chronic care and research translation within teaching and mentoring programs. Dr Mobbs champions a patient-centred approach as well as community advocacy for those living with dementia. Following her training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital she completed a Fellowship in cognitive and behavioural neurology, neurological sleep disorders, and movement disorders at the Brain and Mind Centre.

     

    Dr Mobbs is the Clinical Co-Director of the Australian Sports Brain Bank, furthering a research interest into concussion and chronic traumatic encephalopathy in both sports related and non-sport related concussion, driven by a strong sporting experience having represented Australia in modern pentathlon and fencing, and state teams in hockey, triathlon and cross-country running.

    She completed a PhD on cell death in acute and chronic compressive myelopathy, and was twice awarded the Spine Society of Australia award for research. Dr Mobbs’ vision is for the expansion of collaborative and innovative neurological services in dementia, identified to be one of the National Health Priority Areas.