Deputy Director: CLAHRC East of England
Eneida Mioshi is an occupational therapist by background (BSc Hons and MSc OT; University of Sao Paulo, Brazil) with a PhD in Applied Cognitive Psychology (University of Cambridge). She has over 20 years of clinical and research experience working in multiple countries: Brazil, UK and Australia. Her research programme addresses the complex interactions of brain changes, functional dependence, and family context in dementia and motor neurone disease. Her clinical research goal is to improve the lives of those affected by these neurodegenerative conditions, through the development of tailored care that is grounded on research evidence. Her applied research programme has led to the development of novel clinical assessment tools that have been widely used in research as well as clinical services worldwide. She relocated to Norwich in 2015 to take up the Chair of Dementia Care at the School of Health Sciences at UEA, joining CLAHRC as Deputy Director in October 2016.