Natalie Phillips

Dr. Natalie Phillips is a Professor of Psychology and holds the Concordia University Research Chair (Tier 1) in Sensory-Cognitive Health in Aging and Dementia.  She is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist and studies the neuropsychology of healthy aging and Alzheimer disease.  She examines the relationship between our senses and our cognitive abilities and language processing in older adults, including those who are bilingual.  Dr. Phillips is a principal developer of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA), a cognitive screening instrument used globally for the assessment of mild cognitive impairment.  She is the Associate Scientific Director of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA,, Canada’s national research consortium on dementia.