Monica Cations is a clinical psychologist and epidemiologist who conducts translational research and clinical practice with older adults and people living with dementia. Her research focusses on improving the quality and safety of aged care, particularly for those with mental health needs and for young people with dementia. Monica is supported by a NHMRC/MRFF Emerging Leadership Investigator Grant.
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BPsych(Hons), MPsych(Clin), PhD (Public Health)
2023-2025 ARC Linkage Grant
2021-2025 National Health and Medical Research Council / Medical Research Future Fund Investigator Grant (EL1)
2020-2022 Hospital Research Foundation Early Career Researcher Fellowship
2018 Dementia Australia Research Foundation A & L Project Grant
2018 Australian Association of Gerontology Research Trust RM Gibson Research Fund Grant
2023 International Psychogeriatrics Association Congress Best Presentation Award
2022 Australian Psychological Society Psychology and Ageing Interest Group Elsie Hardwood Award
2022 Australian Association of Gerontology Helen Barrie National Prize for Early Career Excellence in Gerontological Research
2021 Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand Best Early Career Researcher Publication Award
2020 Australian Clinical Psychology Association Malcolm MacMillan Prize
2019 Flinders University Vice Chancellor's Award for Early Career Researchers
2016 Public Health Association South Australia State Population Health Conference Best Poster Prize