Dr Kate Thompson

Dr Kate Thompson was awarded a Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology) through the University of Queensland in 2010. She has extensive clinical experience in the assessment and rehabilitation of neuropsychological disorders occurring in the context of neurological disease and acquired brain injury. In 2016 Dr Thompson was appointed as the Clinical Neuropsychologist (Advanced) for the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at the RBWH. In that role, she uses her expertise to assess brain function in people with epilepsy and to inform multidisciplinary decisions regarding suitability for epilepsy surgery. Dr Thompson is also committed to developing integrated, goal-orientated psychological care for patients to help them improve their quality of life.

Dr Thompson’s research interests pertain to the identification, prediction and rehabilitation of neuropsychological deficits experienced by people with epilepsy. She is currently completing a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) through the Centre of Advanced Imaging at The University of Queensland focusing on the assessment and rehabilitation of memory impairment in people with epilepsy. 

About UQCCR and RBWH Brain, Neurology and Mental Health Seminar Series

UQCCR and RBWH Brain, Neurology and Mental Health Seminar Series

The UQ Centre of Clinical Research (UQCCR) and Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Neurology department have partnered to present a monthly seminar series with the aim to facilitate greater links between neurologists and basic neuroscientists; encouraging collaborations as well as synergy within our brain, neurology and mental health group. The series is hybrid held in person and via Teams.

Each Month on Thursdays we showcase different research topics: 

  • First Thursday - Stroke 
  • Second Thursday - Motor neurone disease
  • Third Thursday - Epilepsy
  • Fourth Thursday - Movement disorders
  • Fifth Thursday - Multiple sclerosis



Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Ned Hanlon Building,
Level 7, RBWH-MeetingRoom-NHB-7077
Online via Teams: Meeting ID: 425 105 729 330 Passcode: PdvYvw