Who am I ?
Clinical neuropsychologist since 2009
Crazy enough to do a PhD in parallel from my clinical activities from 2013 to 2018.
Currently jumping from a postdoc to another postdoc.
Invited lecturer at the Psychological Faculty of UCLouvain since 2017.
Pursuing the dream of continuously learning how human behave while helping others to take care of their mind.
Complementary useful skills:
Master in sorting IT cables of all sorts.
Good resilience to stress when facing wifi disconnection, computer crash and thousand of Excel mixed up columns.
Strong ability to encourage communication between different alien languages (IT engineer vs psychologist)
o December 2022: FNRS – Three years mandate (October 2022-25) - Chargé de recherches (CR). Show me how you move; I will tell you how you perceive the world. Better understanding of the interactions between vestibular loss, compensation and cognition in patients with vestibular disorders.
o December 2019: Louvain Bionics Incentive grant (10.000€). “Tell me how you move and I will tell you who you are - Body movement analysis and automatic recognition of associated vestibular impairment patterns”. Collaborative project with Martin Edwards, Benoit Macq and Christophe De Vleeschouwer. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
o December 2019: 26th annual congress of the SOFPEL (Société Francophone Posture Équilibre et Locomotion) ) – Nomination for the Young Researcher prize (4 finalists), Montreal, Canada.
o October 2017: Well Done - MSD Health Literacy Awards 2017 – Nomination for the creation of the Neuropsychology Vertigo Inventory website (3 finalists). Brussels, Belgium.
o October 2016: British Neuropsychological Society (BNS) – £ 250 Travel Grant for attending the BNS autumn meeting, London, UK.
o April 2016: Fondation Saint-Luc – Grant for a 1-year scientific research mandate, Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium.
o October 2015: Ménière’s Society poster prize – £ 250 : Lacroix, E., Salvaggio, S., Deggouj, N., Wiener, V., Debue, M. and Edwards, M.G. (2015), Poster: Can balance disorders moderate our cognition? Creation and validation of a new questionnaire, British Society of Neuro-Otology (BSNO), London.
o May 2015: Best Poster Award – 150 € : Lacroix, E., Salvaggio, S., Deggouj, N., Wiener, V., Debue, M. and Edwards, M.G. (2015), Poster: Can balance disorders moderate our cognition? Creation and validation of a new questionnaire, The annual meeting of the Belgium Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.
o 2013: Fondation Saint-Luc – Technological innovation project (€ 84,000) - "Better assess the abilities of the deaf child in the digital age" - Donation for the creation and implementation of neuropsychological tests on digital tablets. Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium.
o Corps Scientifique de l’UCLouvain – active member of ecologicical transition and gender work groups.
o Belgian Association for Psychological Science (BAPS) – member of the junior board committee.
o Belgian Society for Neurorehabilitation (BSNR)
o Commission des Psychologues Belge
o Fédération Belge des Psychologues (FBP)
o Union Professionnelles des Psychologues Francophones (UPPCF)
o Société Internationale d’Oto-neurologie (SIO).