Professor Tanya Meade is Dean, School of Psychology, and Professor of Clinical Psychology at Western Sydney University.
A clinical and health psychologist, Professor Meade's clinical and research expertise is in complex physical and mental health co-morbidities (pain and depression in chronic conditions, depression and cognitive function in older adults, women's health, bipolar and complex presentations and assessment of deliberate self-harm). Professor Meade has collaborated on competitive research grants (ARC, BeyondBlue) with industry partners and national and international collaborators.
Professor Meade has held roles including Head of Discipline, Director of CAHPRI, Director of Academic Programs, and Associate Head of School (Research) at Western. She is a Fellow of the APS College of Clinical Psychology and the APS College of Health Psychology and has longstanding engagement with Westmead Hospital including as an Honorary Professor with the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney.