Associate Professor Carolyn Allan graduated in medicine from Monash University with honours and undertook advanced training in endocrinology at Prince Henry’s Hospital/Monash Medical Centre and at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London. Whilst in the UK she completed a diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and trained in a multidisciplinary Menopause Clinic in the London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust. After returning to Australia in 1999 she completed a PhD in Andrology at Prince Henry’s Institute (now the Hudson Institute of Medical Research). Her work has been recognised with numerous research awards and she has written chapters, reviews and editorials in leading texts and journals on the topic of testosterone disorders. She has over 60 peer-reviewed publications.
Since 2001 A/Prof Allan has been a member of Senior Medical Staff in the Departments of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Monash Health. She is the inaugural Head of the Endocrine Pregnancy Service and was previously Head of the Diabetes Pregnancy Service. She is the Clinical Lead in the Monash Clinical Andrology Service, a joint initiative of Monash Health and the Hudson Institute of Medical Research.
She is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at the Hudson Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, and Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University.
A/Prof Allan is involved in the teaching medical students and Endocrine trainees at Monash Health and is the Co-Convener of the Endocrine Society of Australia Clinical Seminar Series 2023-2025.
Her clinical interests include General and Reproductive Endocrinology.