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PhD Candidate

Bsc (Hons), GradDipPsych(Adv)

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Keerthi is a PhD candidate under the supervision of Dr Amy Finlay-Jones, Associate Professor Jenny Downs and Professor Andrew Whitehouse at the Telethon Kids Institute, and Dr Donna Bayliss at the University of Western Australia. Her research interests centre around optimising neurodevelopment early in life to improve outcomes for children and families. Keerthi’s PhD is focusing on the vulnerabilities of sleep problems and emotional dysregulation in infancy. She is also working as a research assistant for Mums Minds Matter.

Keerthi is currently a student in the Masters of Clinical Neuropsychology and Doctor of Philosophy program at The University of Western Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours in Anatomy and Developmental Biology and a Graduate Diploma with First Class Honours in Psychology.