QMWS warmly invites you to our August Dinner Event.
We are delighted that Associate Professor Alka Kothari will present ‘Domestic Violence – the tip of the iceberg’.
About our speaker
Assoc Prof Alka Kothari Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
MBBS MD FRANZCOG DDU Grad Cert EBP (Monash), PhD Candidate
Associate Professor Alka Kothari is a Senior Staff Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and a Conjoint Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland.
Assoc Prof Kothari is currently completing a PhD on ‘Forgotten Fathers in pregnancy and childbirth’ and won the ‘Best Oral presentation’ for this work at the World Congress in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, London, 2019. She has also won various research excellence, leadership and teaching awards in Metro North Hospital and Health Service as well as University of Queensland. She has published multiple research papers in international and national journals. She is regularly invited to speak at international and national conferences for various specialist colleges including the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Royal Australian College of Anaesthetists, and The Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia. She is passionate about encouraging multi-disciplinary research, especially in Perinatal mental health, Women’s imaging, Medical education and Mental health and well-being.
Assoc Prof Kothari is an active member of the Prince Charles Human Research and Ethics Committee and provides research supervision and guidance to higher degree candidates and medical, nursing, allied health trainees. She also provides guidance as a Board member and Clinical Advisory and Governance Committee member to several non-government organisations. Assoc Prof Kothari has also recently been elected as the Greater Brisbane Area Representative for the Australian Medical Association of Queensland.