Professor Kulkarni speaks at FMNHS International Women's Day luncheon

Over 80 staff and alumni took the opportunity to celebrate women in health and network with colleagues at this year’s International Women’s Day luncheon hosted by Professor Christina Mitchell, Academic Vice-President and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. 

Guests shared their experience across the medical sector and heard from high profile speakers. Director of Monash University Women’s Health Research Program, Professor Susan Davis, spoke about her world leading research in menopause.

Professor Jayashri Kulkarni spoke on '' Women's mental health - not a national priority, not good enough,' and talked about the challenges of leading a large psychiatric research group at the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre.

International Women’s Day is an annual event that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women and promotes action to accelerate gender parity. For more information on International Women's Day, visit



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