Caroline Baker

PhD candidate | Speech Pathologist

Caroline is a speech pathologist who has worked across the continuum of care in public health settings in Melbourne and London. Her speech pathology honours thesis (supervised by Professor Jacinta Douglas and Louise Brown) investigated the perceptions of communication skills in individuals following right hemisphere stroke.

Caroline's current PhD studies with The University of Queensland combine her interests and background in psychology to investigate the translation of stepped psychological care to specifically manage depression after stroke. Her supervisory team includes Associate Professor Miranda Rose, Professor Linda Worrall, Dr Kyla Hudson and Dr Brooke Ryan with consultation for clinical psychology from Professor Ian Kneebone (University of Technology, Sydney).

Caroline has interests in aphasia, acquired communication disorders, psychological well-being, implementation science, clinical education and professional development.