Dr Gemma Tatangelo - Institute for Health & Ageing (Faculty of Health Sciences)

Assistant Supervisor – Only eligible to supervise with a fully accredited Principal or Co-supervisor


Since graduating from her PhD in Psychology in 2014, Gemma has worked as a Research Fellow at the Institute for Health and Ageing (IHA). In this role she has designed, managed and evaluated health interventions, including a new program to improve the quality of life of family carers of people with dementia. During her PhD and research fellow roles, she has developed a range of research skills and abilities with particular focus on program development and research design. Her current research is in the areas of health psychology and ageing, with a particular focus on the needs of family carers of people with dementia. Gemma is also a member of the biostatistics team at IHA.


Phone :3722 (Melbourne)
Email :Gemma.Tatangelo@acu.edu.au
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Research Interests

Dementia Care ; Psychosocial interventions ; Healthy ageing ; Body Image ;

Methods Expertise

Qualitative research methodologies ; Randomised Control Trials ;

Research Projects

No research project is currently recorded.

Selected Publications