Professor Suzanne Lyn Barker-Collo

PhD (Lakehead)

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Research | Current

My research interests lie in the areas of neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation.

Teaching | Current

I teach Clinical Neuropsychology, and Research and Professional Issues as part of the Clinical Training Programme.

Postgraduate supervision

Examples of student research topics in these areas conducted under my supervision include:

  • Rehabilitation of memory following brain injury
  • Long term outcomes of posterior fossa tumours in childhood
  • Information processing in multiple sclerosis
  • Poststroke cognition and mood.

I also maintain active research supervision for topics more general to clinical psychology such as:

  • Testing a model of violence prediction in the general population
  • Examining the impact of antenatal yoga on birth outcomes.

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Honorary staff member of the National Centre for Stroke, Applied neurosciences and Neurorehabilitation (NRC-SANN)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • GBD 2016 Dementia Collaborators (2019). Global, regional, and national burden of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet. Neurology, 18 (1), 88-106. 10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30403-4
  • GBD 2016 Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Collaborators (2019). Global, regional, and national burden of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet. Neurology, 18 (1), 56-87. 10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30415-0
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Khanh Tran, Braden Te Ao
  • Feigin, V. L., Nguyen, G., Cercy, K., Johnson, C. O., Alam, T., Parmar, P. G., ... Abejie, A. N. (2018). Global, Regional, and Country-Specific Lifetime Risks of Stroke, 1990 and 2016. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 379 (25), 2429-2437. 10.1056/NEJMoa1804492
  • Barker-Collo, S., Theadom, A., Jones, K., Starkey, N., Kahan, M., & Feigin, V. (2018). Depression and anxiety across the first 4 years after mild traumatic brain injury: findings from a community-based study. BRAIN INJURY, 32 (13-14), 1651-1658. 10.1080/02699052.2018.1540797
  • GBD 2017 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators (2018). Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 354 diseases and injuries for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet (London, England), 392 (10159), 1789-1858. 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32279-7
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Khanh Tran
  • GBD 2017 Causes of Death Collaborators (2018). Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet (London, England), 392 (10159), 1736-1788. 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32203-7
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Khanh Tran
  • GBD 2017 Population and Fertility Collaborators (2018). Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and territories, 1950-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet (London, England), 392 (10159), 1995-2051. 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32278-5
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Khanh Tran
  • GBD 2017 SDG Collaborators (2018). Measuring progress from 1990 to 2017 and projecting attainment to 2030 of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet (London, England), 392 (10159), 2091-2138. 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32281-5
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Khanh Tran

Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 302 - Bldg 302
Level 2, Room 267
23 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand