Monica Cations is a clinical psychology registrar and epidemiologist who has worked in the ageing and dementia field for many years. Her research is translational with a focus on psychological wellbeing in aged care environments and young people using aged care. Monica is a Senior Research Fellow in the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work at Flinders University, supported by a Hospital Research Foundation Early Career Fellowship and NHMRC/MRFF Emerging Leadership Investigator Grant. She also holds Partnership status with the Registry of Senior Australians (ROSA) at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute.
BPsych(Hons), MPsych(Clin), PhD (Public Health)
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
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
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