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Academic Program – Borneo

  • Pain management
  • Women’s health
  • Practice management

Professor Lorraine Dennerstein AO

Prof Dennerstein is qualified in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Psychiatry. She has inpatient, outpatient and private practice experience as a psychiatrist with a sub-specialty in women’s mental health.  She established and directed the world’s first academic centre for teaching and research in women’s health (Key Centre for Women’s Health in Society). She established postgraduate diploma and masters courses in women’s health which were conducted at the University of Melbourne and internationally. She later founded the Office for Gender and Health. She contributed to advances in teaching of women’s mental and sexual health. She established a psychosexual counselling clinic at the Royal Melbourne hospital which provided clinical teaching in sexual dysfunction to medical students. She founded the first inpatient mother-baby psychiatric unit in an obstetrics hospital which enabled teaching of women’s mental health to medical undergraduates and postgraduates.

Topics

  • Menopause and Beyond
  • Sexual Function and Dysfunction
  • Mood and the Menstrual Cycle
  • Maintaining Cognitive Functioning

Dr Richard Sullivan

Dr Richard Sullivan is a Pain Medicine Specialist and Specialist Anaesthetist at Precision Brain, Spine and Pain Centre. He was recently the head of the acute and interventional pain service at Peter MacCallum Hospital in East Melbourne where he maintains an ongoing clinical role. His focus is now in clinical practice, research and advancing neuromodulation therapies in the private sector where he sees patients with a diverse range of conditions including post surgical pain syndromes in non cancer patients and cancer survivors. His professional appointments include Victorian Director of the Australian Pain Society, Chair of the Scientific Committee, Australian and New Zealand Neuromodulation Society and a number of pharmaceutical and medical device advisory boards.

Topics

  • How to navigate the opioid crisis
  • What the heck is spinal cord stimulation?
  • How do you manage chronic low back pain?
  • Is there a role for cannabis in chronic pain management?
  • Managing cancer pain
Dr Gary Kilov (1:42)
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Dr Diana Hart & Dr Roger Scurr (1:39)