Prof. Lorraine Dennerstein AO

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Lorraine Dennerstein

M.B., B.S. University of Melbourne, 1970
Ph.D. Monash University, 1979
D.P.M. University of Melbourne, 1981
M.R.A.N.Z.C.P. Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 1981
F.R.A.N.Z.C.P. Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 1983
HonDMedSc University of Melbourne 2012
Present Classification

Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne
Founding Director, Platinum Medico-Legal Services

Teaching & Research

Prof. Dennerstein has been involved with interdisciplinary teaching and research in the fields of women's mental health and psychosexual dysfunction throughout her career.

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Awards & Honours

Prof. Dennerstein's achievements for medical education in relation to women's health issues have been recognised by the Australian government and by the international medical community with multiple awards throughout her long career.

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Elected & Honorary Positions

Prof. Dennerstein has been: elected president of national and international medical specialist organizations; a journal editor; and chaired university and other committees.

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Books & Publications

Prof. Dennerstein has authored or edited 24 books, 266 articles in refereed journals, 19 abstracts, 9 letters to the editor, 37 non-refereed papers, 150 chapters in multi-authored books and conference proceedings, and 3 reports.

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Platinum Medico-Legal Services

Platinum Medico-Legal

Platinum Medico-Legal offers a premium service of academic and clinical excellence for complex and high value medico-legal cases in order to meet a recognized need for this service.

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Melbourne Psychiatric Practice

Consulting Practice

Prof. Dennerstein provides medicolegal reports for governmental agencies, insurers and plaintiff's lawyers.

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Lorraine Dennerstein in the Media

In the Media

The Good Woman Doctor
The Age, December 2004