Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Associate Professor Lee-Fay Low

Lee-Fay Low (BSc Psych (Hons), PhD), is Associate Professor in Ageing and Health in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney. She is a registered psychologist with a PhD in psychiatric epidemiology.

A/Prof Low's main areas of expertise are in home and residential care for older people, wellbeing in people with dementia, dementia risk factors for dementia, dementia literacy, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. She is particularly interested in developing and evaluating interventions to improve the quality of life of older people. She has methodological skills in population studies, systematic reviews, clustered randomised trials, instrument development and evaluation, and translation of research into practice. She has authored over 80 peer-reviewed articles, six book chapters as well as two books on dementia. She thinks that research is fun, and sometimes even admits to liking statistics.