Awards

2016

  • Prof Susan Davis: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Best Paper of the Year Award. The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) for the paper entitled: Moderate to severe vasomotor and sexual symptoms remain problematic for women aged 60 to 65 years. Professor Davis was the only Australian researcher to receive this high honour.
  • Dr Pragya Gartoulla: Maturitas Elsevier New Investigator Award 2016.

2015

  • Prof Susan Davis: International Research Excellence Award US Endocrine Society. This is a distinguished award only presented 3 times previously.

2014

  • Dr Roisin Worsley: The IMS Robert Greenblatt Prize. The International Menopause Society Annual Meeting, Cancun May 2013.
  • Dr Berihun Zeleke: IMS Bursary Award for the study "Menopausal symptoms; prevalence and impact on the health and wellbeing of older women". The International Menopause Society 2013.

2013

  • Ms Ensieh Fooladi: Young Investigator Award and Travel Award to North American Menopause Society Congress, Dallas, TX 2013.
  • Ms Amanda Tan, BMedSci Student 2013 (co-supervised by Susan Davis and Robin Bell): Travel grant to the Australasian Menopause Society Annual Meeting Adelaide 2013.
  • Ms Amanda Tan, BMedSci student 2013 (co-supervised by Susan Davis and Robin Bell): The Jean Hailes Memorial Prize for the best presentation by a young investigator, Australasian Menopause Society Annual Conference 2013.

2012

  • Professor Susan Davis: National Health and Medical Research Council Research Fellowship.
  • Professor Robin Bell: Australian Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynaecology Roger Wurm Award for the best scientific presentation: The BUPA Health Foundation Health and Wellbeing After Breast Cancer Study.
  • Dr Roisin Worlsey: NHMRC Post-graduate Scholarship.
  • Professor Robin Bell: Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences Award for Social Inclusion. Awarded for contribution as Chair of the Faculty Social Inclusion Committee 2010–2012.
  • Professor Robin Bell: Certificate of Commendation, Vice-Chancellors Award for Social Inclusion.
  • Dr Roisin Worsely: The Jean Hailes Memorial Prize, Young Investigator Award, Australasian Menopause Society Meeting, Melbourne, October 2012.

2011

  • Australasian Menopause Society Scientific Award 2011 (for the most meritorious contribution to the field of menopause based on a published or accepted paper in the previous 12 months): R J Bell, M Lijovic, P Fradkin, M Schwarz and S R Davis – 'Changes in patterns of use of cigarettes and alcohol in women after a first diagnosis of invasive breast cancer: a cohort study of women from Victoria, Australia. Supportive Care in Cancer (in press September 2011).
  • Dr Mary Panjari: NHMRC Postdoctoral Fellowship.
  • Ms Tessa O'Halloran, BMedSci student 2011 (co-supervised by Susan Davis and Robin Bell): The Jean Hailes Memorial Prize for the best presentation by a young investigator. Australasian Menopause Society Annual Conference 2011 – 'The prevalence of urinary incontinence in young nulligravid women'.
  • Professor Susan Davis: The Henry Burger Prize of the International Menopause Society for the most significant published contribution to the field of menopause in the preceding 3 years.

2010

  • Dr Mary Panjari: Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences Bridging Postdoctoral Fellowship (for 2010).

2009

  • Professor Susan Davis: Distinguished Alumni Award for 2009 of Monash University.
  • Professor Susan Davis: Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct (AMREP) Research Prize.
  • Professor Susan Davis: The Australasian Menopause Society Award.This award is the most prestigious award offered by the Australasian Menopause Society and recognises a distinguished person in the field of menopause, who has given much of their life to making a significant contribution to this field. Awarded every two years.
  • 2009 Barbara Gross Award from the Australasian Menopause Society annual meeting 2009 for the best overall free communication for the paper entitled: 'Ovarian status in healthy post-menopausal women: follow-up 12 months after trans-vaginal ultrasound (TVU)'.

2008

  • Australasian Menopause Society Scientific Award 2008 (for the most meritorious contribution to the field of menopause based on a published or accepted paper in the previous 12 months): SL Davison, RJ Bell, M LaChina, SL Holden, SR Davis – 'Assessing Sexual Function in Well Women: Validity and Reliability of the Female Sexual Satisfaction Questionnaire', Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2008 Nov; 5(11):2575–86.
  • Australian Rheumatology Association Annual Scientific Meeting Best clinical poster, Adelaide, May 2008. Dr Fahad Hanna and Associate Professor Robin Bell (joint first authors), Flavia Cicuttini, Sonia L Davison, Anita Wluka, and Susan R Davis – 'High sensitivity C-reactive protein is associated with lower tibial cartilage volume but not lower patella cartilage volume in healthy women at midlife'.
  • Dr Roslin Botlero: PhD scholarship, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University 2008–2010.
  • Professor Susan Davis: Principal Research Fellow. NHMRC 2008–2012.

2007

  • Dr Sonia Davison: Royal Australasian College of Physicians Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation Research Fellowship.
  • Dr Sonia Davison: NHMRC Post-doctoral Fellowship 2007–2011.

2006

  • Ms Mary Panjari (co-supervised with professor Nip Thompson, Professor Susan Davis and Professor Jill Astbury): National Health and Medical Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship.

2005

  • Dr Sonia Davison: 9th Australasian Menopause Society Annual Scientific Award for the paper, 'Androgen levels in adult females: changes with age, menopause and oophorectomy'.
  • Dr Woraluk Somboonporn: 9th Australasian Menopause Society Barbara Gross Award for best presentation – 'The risks and benefits of testosterone for postmenopausal women: a systematic review'. (Dr Somboonporn undertook this work under the supervision of Professor Susan Davis and A/Professor Robin Bell of Monash University who are co-authors on this work.)