MONARC Seminar Series

All welcome.



Seminars are held from 12:30pm – 1:30pm (unless otherwise specified).

A light lunch is provided from 12:15pm.


Board Room
The Kingston Centre
Cnr Warrigal & Heatherton Roads
Cheltenham VIC 3192


For further information contact
Dr Rosa Gualano by email or phone
+61 3 9265 1268.





24 APR 2019

Preventing harm to older people in acute hospitals: supporting quality in complex nursing

Dr Bernice Redley RN PhD – Associate Professor, Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research–Monash Health Partnership; School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University

16 MAY 2019

Understanding dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Clinical A/Prof Dina LoGiudice – Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine, Melbourne Health and University of Melbourne

26 JUN 2019

Classifying gait patterns in adults with hereditary spastic paraplegia

Dr Corey Joseph – Biomechanist, Clinical Gait Analysis Service and Senior Evidence Analyst, Centre for Clinical Effectiveness, Monash Health

18 JUL 2019

The role of sleep in promoting cognitive ability in later life

Associate Professor Clare Anderson – School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University and the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health





14 MAR 2018

Note: This seminar is is in the Kingston Centre Boardroom

Advances in examining cognitive reserve using neuroimaging

Dr Sharna Jamadar – Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow
Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences

23 MAY 2018

Sarcopenia and obesity: Relationships with falls and fractures in older adults

Dr David Scott – Senior Research Fellow & NHMRC RD Wright Biomedical Career Development Fellow, Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University

13 JUN 2018

Quality of care and outcomes for patients with stroke or transient ischaemic attack in Australia

Dr Monique Kilkenny – Senior Research Fellow: Translational Public Health and Evaluation Division, Stroke and Ageing Research, Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University

12 JUL 2018


Note: Later start time

Life and Death in Residential Aged Care Services (RACS)

Professor Joseph Ibrahim – Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University

9 AUG 2018


Note: Later start time

Update on the STAREE clinical trial: Statins in Reducing Events in the Elderly

Professor Sophia Zoungas – Professorial Chair of Diabetes, Vascular Health and Ageing
Head, Division of Metabolism, Ageing and Genomics, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University

12 SEP 2018

Translating stepped psychological care for depression after post-stroke aphasia

Ms Caroline Baker – Speech Pathologist, Monash Health, and PhD student, The University of Queensland, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

17 OCT 2018

A Pilot Dementia Clinical Quality Registry

Dr Karolina Krysinska – Research Fellow and Project Manager, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital Campus

21 NOV 2018

Research Presentations from Lions John Cockayne Memorial Fellowship Trust Fund grant recipients

  1. HOME – Putting the ME back into medication adherence at HOME – A novel approach
  2. Efficacy of liquid sinemet in the management of complex motor fluctuations in advanced Parkinson’s disease
  3. Effectiveness of short-term psychological intervention for patients with mood changes after stroke
  4. Does usual dietetic care across the continuum improve nutritional status, health related quality of life (HR-QoL) and clinical outcomes?
  5. The efficacy of a combined Telehealth/Webinar/Coaching (TWC) pathway for persistent pain patients.


  1. Dana Sfetcopoulos & Jeremy Austin
  2. Chee Boon Sung & Mary Danoudis
  3. Peta Prindiville, Jocelyn Clarke & Peter New
  4. Lina Wang
  5. Marcus Bowler

Past seminars

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012