Preferred name: Professor Kulkarni
Age at interview: 50-59 years
Speciality / Profession: Psychiatrist specialising in women’s mental health
About Professor Kulkarni: Professor Jayashri Kulkarni works full-time as an academic and clinical psychiatrist in a public hospital in a metropolitan city, where she runs a women’s mental health and second opinion clinic. She has been caring for women with early menopause in relation to their mental health and wellbeing for 24 years, in both public hospitals and private practice. Professor Kulkarni has a long-standing interest in perimenopausal depression, women’s mental health and the relationship between gonadal hormones and mental health.