Please join us for a virtual event to meet the esteemed psychiatrists who will be consulting from the new Lisa Thurin Women’s Health Centre, Australia’s first private, women’s-only mental health hospital in Elsternwick. The virtual series will begin on Monday, 4 October at 7.30pm.

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A new approach for women with mental ill health

Professor Jayashri Kulkarni AM

  • Monday, 25 October at 7.30 pm
Dr Arunogiri

Prof Kulkarni commenced her appointment as Professor of Psychiatry, The Alfred and Monash University in 2002. She founded and directs the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc): a large group - dedicated to discovering new treatments, new understanding and new services for people with a range of mental illnesses.

Prof Kulkarni graduated in medicine from Monash University in 1981 and became a Fellow of the College of Psychiatrists in 1989. She has conducted ground-breaking clinical research since then and is internationally acknowledged as a leader in the field of women’s mental health, in particular for her innovative work on reproductive hormones and mental illness.

Prof Kulkarni received an Order of Australia (AM) in 2019 for her services to psychiatry.