Professor in Ageing and Health, University of Sydney
Lee-Fay Low (BSc Psych (Hons), PhD) is Professor in Ageing and Health, NHMRC Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Development Fellow, University of Sydney. She is a registered psychologist with a PhD in psychiatric epidemiology.
Prof Low conducts research that she hopes will make a difference in the world.
Her main areas of expertise are in rehabilitation and post-diagnostic support for people with dementia, home and residential care for older people, the impact of COVID-19 on people with dementia, stigma and dementia literacy, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. She is particularly interested in developing and evaluating interventions to improve the quality of life of older people. She has methodological skills in population studies, systematic reviews, clustered randomised trials, instrument development and evaluation, and translation of research into practice.
She has authored over 120 peer-reviewed articles, and three books on dementia. She is an active advocate in improving how older people are treated and cared for. Lee-Fay thinks that research is great fun, and even admits to liking statistics.