Tanya E. Davison, DPsych
About The Author:
Dr. Tanya Davison (DPsych(Clin) MAPS) is a Clinical Psychologist, based at the Institute for Health and Ageing at the Australian Catholic University. Dr. Davison has a long history of research and practice in long-term care settings, with a particular focus on improving the management of older people with dementia, depression, and anxiety. She has designed and evaluated several interventions to train staff to manage residents with depression, as well as those with behavioural symptoms associated with dementia. She is currently leading a large trial evaluating an intervention to assist newly admitted long-term care residents to adjust to their new environment.
Carla Nasca, Ph.D., is a post-doctoral fellow of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in the laboratory of Neuroendocrinology at the Rockefeller University, New York. Dr. Nasca received her B.A. in Molecular Biology and her M.S. in Electrophysiology from the University of Palermo in Italy. She earned her Ph.D. in Neurobiology and Pharmacology from the University Sapienza in Rome, Italy, before moving to The Rockefeller University under the mentorship of Dr. Bruce McEwen.