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2024 QMWS May Dinner

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST

Queensland Medical Women’s Society (QMWS) invites members and guests to join us on Thursday the 30th of May 2024 for our next Dinner Meeting event. Our special guest speaker will be Dr Susan Roberts.

Details

Date/time: Thursday 30th May 2024, 6.30pm for a 7pm start
Location: United Services Club
Tickets: via Humanitix
Dress: Smart Casual.

About The Guest Speaker

Dr  Susan Roberts

Dr Susan Roberts graduated from University of Queensland with MBBS (Hons) in 1987. She completed her psychiatry training in Queensland with her final year at Queens Medical Centre Nottingham UK with a joint position as Senior Lecturer at the University of Nottingham in 1996 and 1997. She has been working in the field of perinatal mental health for the past 25 years. She currently works as a perinatal psychiatrist at the Gold Coast University Hospital assessing and managing women from preconception through to the first postpartum year while supporting maternity, midwifery and child health services in their management of mothers, their infants and their families. Susan is also the Clinical Lead of Lavender Mother and Baby Unit, a 4-bed statewide mental health mother and baby unit at Gold Coast University Hospital. Up until April 2023 this was the only public mother and baby unit in QLD.

She is the current chair of the QLD Section of Perinatal and Infant Psychiatry and sits on the RANZCP Binational SPIP committee. She is also a member of the Maternal Mortality Subcommittee of the QLD Perinatal Maternal and Perinatal Quality Council. Her current research interests include eating disorders in the peripartum and the development of learning online modules for maternity care providers, child health, general practitioners, and obstetricians.

She is passionate about perinatal and infant mental health and with pursuing the goal of improving services for mothers, babies and their families on the Gold Coast and throughout Queensland and improving training and awareness of perinatal mental health.

Not Yet A Member?

Membership applications are welcome. To join QMWS, please see our membership information and registration page.

Further Information

In the event COVID-19 restrictions prevent us meeting in person, the meeting will proceed as an online event using Zoom.
For more information, please feel free to email the QMWS Secretary.

Details

Date:
May 30
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
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Venue

United Service Club
183 Wickham Terrace
Spring Hill, Queensland Australia
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