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Shalini Arunogiri

Addiction Psychiatrist, Senior Lecturer, Monash University

Dr. Shalini Arunogiri is a clinical addiction psychiatrist. She is Deputy Head of the Department of Psychiatry (Central Clinical School, Monash University) and Deputy Clinical Director at Turning Point, a national addiction treatment centre. She has served as Chair of the Faculty of Addiction Psychiatry committee at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) for the past three years. Her research interests focus on women and addiction, and methamphetamine use and related mental health co-morbidity.


  • 2020–present
    Deputy Clinical Director, Turning Point
  • 2014–present
    Addiction Psychiatrist, Turning Point
  • 2018–present
    Senior Lecturer, Monash University
  • 2020–present
    Deputy Head of Department, Department of Psychiatry, Central Clinical School, Monash University


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