A/Prof Kate Hoy Victorian Winner in the 2017 Telstra Business Women’s Awards

Associate Professor Kate Hoy, Head of the Cognitive Therapeutics Research Program and Deputy Director of Therapeutic Brain Stimulation at the Monash Alfred Psychiatry research centre, was awarded the 2017 VIC Public Sector and Academia Award at this year’s Telstra Business Women’s Awards. This event was attended by over 600 individuals, with A/Prof Hoy attending alongside a number of absolutely brilliant and inspirational women finalists from all areas of business.

A/Prof Hoy is an exceptional woman who spearheads research that is breaking new frontiers into Dementia. Her investigations use tailored brain stimulation approaches for dementia prevention and treatment. Her admirable leadership skills come from her dedication and gifted ability to inspire and mentor other women in scientific research.

According to Alzheimer’s Australia, in the absence of a significant medical breakthrough, more than 6.4 million Australians will be diagnosed with dementia in the next 40 years, at a cost of more than $1 trillion.


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