Suzanna Dooley PhD., CSLS. MIASLT is a speech and language therapist in a community hospital in the Health Service Executive in Dublin, Ireland. She is a clinical specialist in communication and dementia. Her teaching, practice and research focuses on the assessment of cognitive communication disorders in dementia and the development of conversation coaching interventions for people with dementia and their supporters. The P-CAD validation study formed the basis of her PhD research with Dr. Margaret Walshe in 2020 in Trinity College Dublin and was funded by the Health Research Board Ireland.