Dr Kathryn Nicholson

DCRC role / affiliation

DCRC-CC, Phd student (completed)

Other roles / affiliations

Univiersity of Melbourne


Kathryn Nicholson is a physiotherapist and adult educator. Her personal experience of caring for a family member with dementia and subsequent association with Alzheimer’s Australia, Victoria, as a volunteer and sessional educator, led her to explore the
experience of caring in the presence of dementia with Lewy bodies.
She completed her PhD at the University of Melbourne under the supervision of Dr Pamela St Leger and Professor David Ames:


Nicholson, K. A. (2010). Dementia with Lewy bodies: the caring experience. PhD thesis, Education, The University of Melbourne.