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Shalini Arunogiri

Addiction Psychiatrist, Associate Professor, Monash University

A/Prof. Shalini Arunogiri is a clinical addiction psychiatrist. She is Clinical Director or Statewide Services at Turning Point, a national addiction treatment and research centre. She is an Associate Professor and NHMRC Emerging Leader Research Fellow at Monash University.
Shalini has served as Chair of the Faculty of Addiction Psychiatry committee at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) for the six years. She is also a board member for FARE (Foundation for Alcohol Research and Educstion).
Her research interests focus on women and addiction, and methamphetamine use and related mental health co-morbidity.


  • 2014–present
    Addiction Psychiatrist, Turning Point
  • 2020–present
    Deputy Head of Department, Department of Psychiatry, Central Clinical School, Monash University
  • 2022–present
    Associate professor, Monash University
  • 2022–present
    Clinical Director, Turning Point Statewide Services, Hamilton Centre
  • 2022–2022
    Deputy Clinical Director, Turning Point
  • 2018–2022
    Senior Lecturer, Monash University


  • 2019 
    PhD, Monash University
  • 2015 
    FRANZCP, Fellow of the RANZCP