Professor Susan Rossell is a cognitive neuropsychologist at Swinburne’s Centre for Mental Health, she also holds adjunct positions at Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre and at St Vincent's Health. Professor Rossell’s research focuses on understanding the cognitive and neurobiological processes involved in psychosis and related disorders. She has published extensively and received both the International and European award for Young Investigator into Schizophrenia Research. Susan Rossell latest research reveals the long-terms effects from the COVID-19 pandemic are similar to the aftermath of traumatic events such as war a natural disaster.
She discusses the long-terms impacts from lockdown with specialist journalist Hayley McAdam on 3KND's "ON TRACK". Professor Rossell studied at the University of Manchester, the Institute of Psychiatry (part of King's College London) and Oxford University. She gained extensive experience in neuroimaging while undertaking a position at London’s world-renowned Functional Imaging Lab. In 2000 Professor Rossell was awarded a prestigious International Welcome Post-Doctoral Fellowship during which she spent time at Macquarie University. Before joining Swinburne, she also held roles as Head of the Cognitive Neuropsychiatry Department at the Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria and at Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre.