Dr Jonathan FosterConsultant Neurologist
Areas of Expertise (conditions):
Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Dementia and Other Brain-Related Conditions potentially impacting on Cognition/Thinking Skills in Adults; Fitness for Duty/Employment Assessments; Medical Negligence; Capacity Assessment (Testamentary Capacity/Fitness to Plead etc.)
Fluent in English; some French, German, Italian
British Psychological Society (Division of Neuropsychology; Treasurer 2023-2026); Australian Psychological Society (College of Clinical Neuropsychologists; National Executive Committee 2005-2008); American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (Overseas Affiliate); New Zealand Special Interest Group in Neuropsychology
Professor Foster has published and lectured widely, including the authoring of numerous publications that are directly related to his clinical practice. He has written/edited 6 books to date, published over 180 scientific publications (Google Scholar) and given over 300 invited and conference oral presentations. He has published over 150 articles listed in the ISI Web of Science, with a current scientific H index>45 (Google Scholar). Professor Foster’s written works have been translated into nine languages; for example, https://www.amazon.com/Memory-Introduction-Jonathan-K-Foster/dp/0192806750. He has published in high impact, international, peer-reviewed academic and professional journals (including Journal of the American Medical Association, Brain, Molecular Psychiatry) and other scientific outlets & magazines; see, for example: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21228416.400-instantexpert-memory-loss.html
Professor Foster has presented regularly in the media with respect to his expertise in clinical neuroscience.
Clinical Fellowship in Neuropsychology (Universities of Toronto; Rotman Institute/Royal Society NATO Fellowship); Doctorate in Neuropsychology (University of Oxford); matriculated in Medicine (University of Edinburgh) with intercalated First Class Honours in Psychology, Philosophy & Mathematics (University of Manchester)
Extensive international clinical and academic experience in both the public and private health sectors, including work on a range of national and international professional committees & related bodies; Certified in American Medical Association Guides to Evaluation of Permanent Impairment & WorkCover Guides for the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. Board-Approved Supervisor/Assessor in Clinical Neuropsychology.