Dr. Rodrigo Aguirre-Baez is an Instructor Professor of the Institut of Psychological Studies at Universidad Austral de Chile at Valdivia. He received his Bachelorís of Science degree in Psychology from Universidad Josť Santos Ossa, Antofagasta Chile. After graduation, he obtained a Postgraduate Degree in Adult Neuropsychology and Neuropsychiatry from Pontificia Universidad Catůlica de Chile and Universidad de Chile. Worked with clinical population and headed the Mental Health Unit at the Illapelís Hospital in Chile. Aguirre-Baez obtained his Master of Science degree in Clinical Neuropsychology from Universidad Europea Miguel de Cervantes, Valladolid, Spain. After that he had a complete training intership as clinical neuropsychologist in the Institut Catalŗ dí Iniciatives per a la MemÚria in the city of Barcelona, Spain, working with many kind of dementia (Alzheimerís disease, frontotemporal dementia, vascular dementia, Parkinsonís disease, Lewyís body dementia) and mild cognitive impairment population, also collaborating with research project from ICAIME and Universitat AutÚnoma de Barcelona. Part of his work in Barcelona, was in the Neurology unit at the Santa Creu i Sant Pau Hospital in clinical evaluation of cognitive function with elder people. He is currently working on several research projects at the Austral Mind Lab, all of them linked to cognitive function in non-clinical and clinical populations, and he also teaches undergraduate and postgraduate neuropsychology courses at Universidad Austral de Chile.
Dr. Rodrigo Aguirre-Baez Research Interests are Cognitive function in clinical and no clinical population, dementia, mild cognitive impairment, working memory and attention process in people with psychosis.