Associate Professor Shalini Arunogiri
Clinical Director, Statewide Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Turning Point and NHMRC Emerging Leader Research Fellow, Monash Addiction Research Centre & Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University
Shalini is a clinical addiction psychiatrist and a NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow. She has extensive experience working across alcohol and other drug (AOD) and mental health services. Her research focus is on clinical research into novel treatments for substance use disorders.
Shalini has published over 50 peer reviewed publications, book chapters and technical reports. She is Chair of the RANZCP Faculty of Addiction Psychiatry, and is an elected board member and training officer for the International Society of Addiction Medicine. Shalini is a passionate advocate for clinician-researchers in mental health and addiction, and enjoys mentoring health professionals in advancing their research careers.
- Clinical trials in addiction- pharmacological and psychological treatments
- Methamphetamine use disorder and related mental health co-morbidity
- Women’s mental health and addictive disorders
- PTSD, trauma and addiction
- Social prescribing in addiction
Current Research Projects
- Oxytocin for methamphetamine withdrawal in women (mOXY)
- OP-ALMA Social Prescribing- Addressing Loneliness in Older Adults
Shalini is happy to be contacted for research and treatment collaborations, and for student and project supervision.
You can contact Shalini at [email protected]
Monash Profile https://research.monash.edu/en/persons/shalini-arunogiri