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Hormones and Women’s Mental Health – Special Event

Presented by Professor Jayashri Kulkarni AM

Wednesday 29 November, 7.30 pm


Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the connection between the PHG Axis and mental health.
  • Describe how hormone therapy is used for some mental health conditions.


Presenter Biography:

Professor Jayashri Kulkarni AM

Professor Jayashri Kulkarni graduated in Medicine from Monash University in 1981 and became a Fellow of the College of Psychiatrists in 1988. She commenced her appointment as Professor of Psychiatry at The Alfred and Monash University in 2002.

Professor Kulkarni is the founder and director of two research centres – HER Centre Australia and the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc). She is also Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Central Clinical School, Monash University – Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences, and the Head of Women’s Mental Health at Cabrini Health.

Professor Kulkarni has conducted ground-breaking clinical research and is internationally acknowledged as a leader and expert in the field of women’s mental health, in particular, for her innovative work on reproductive hormones and mental illness. Professor Kulkarni’s world-first research in hormones and mental health has led to the development of new treatments for women with ill mental health. With colleagues, she developed and established Australia’s first women-only mental health facility at Cabrini Health in September 2021.

In 2019, Professor Kulkarni received an Order of Australia (AM) for her services to psychiatry.

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  • Date & Time

    Wed Nov 29, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location

    Online - Zoom

  • $



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