Dr Adam   Bentvelzen
Research Fellow

Dr Adam Bentvelzen

Professional qualifications

  • Clinical Neuropsychologist
  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
  • Fellow of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (FCCN)
  • Psychology Board of Australia (PBA) approved supervisor

Academic qualifications

  • PhD/Master of Clinical Neuropsychology, Macquarie University, 2017
  • B Psychology (Honours I), University of Sydney, 2007
  • B Communication (Writing), University of Western Sydney, 2001
Medicine & Health
Centre for Healthy BrainAgeing

Adam first joined the Australian Dementia Network (ADNeT) Memory Clinics team at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) as a Research Assistant in August 2020. From January 2021 he has worked as a Research Fellow in this role, primarily to advance the harmonisation of cognitive assessments in ADNeT Memory Clinics, and develop training materials and workshops for neuropsychologists, other psychologists, and other clinicians involved in the assessment of Memory Clinics patients. He also currently works as a Clinical Neuropsychologist (MAPS, FCCN) in private practice at MQ Health, Macquarie University Hospital Clinic where he primarily works with the assessment and rehabilitation of middle-aged to older adults with ageing-related neurocognitive disorders, stroke, brain injury, and mental health concerns. Adam has a PhD/Master of Clinical Neuropsychology and was awarded the University Medal for his academic performance during his B Psychology (Honours I) at the University of Sydney.

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  • Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Adam Bentvelzen
    Bentvelzen AC; Crawford JD; Theobald A; Maston K; Slavin MJ; Reppermund S; Kang K; Numbers K; Brodaty H; Sachdev P; Kochan NA, 2019, 'Validation and Normative Data for the Modified Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status: The Sydney Memory and Ageing Study', Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 67, pp. 2108 - 2115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16033
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Adam Bentvelzen
    Bentvelzen A; Aerts L; Seeher K; Wesson J; Brodaty H, 2017, 'A Comprehensive Review of the Quality and Feasibility of Dementia Assessment Measures: The Dementia Outcomes Measurement Suite', Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, vol. 18, pp. 826 - 837, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2017.01.006


  • Macquarie University Postgraduate Research Fund (PGRF) award with Deputy Vice Chancellor's Recommendation (2012)
  • University Medal, University of Sydney (2007)
  • Lithgow No VII Scholarship for best student in Senior Psychology (2006)