Dennis Velakoulis awarded Full Professorship

Chair in Neuropsychiatry Awarded to Dennis Velakoulis

The director of the Neuropsychiatry Unit, Professor Dennis Velakoulis, has been awarded a full professorship at the University of Melbourne. He joins Professor Christos Pantelis as the University’s second Professor of Neuropsychiatry.

Professors Velakoulis and Pantelis formed the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, a joint initiative between the University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, uniting clinical and research Neuropsychiatry. This centre has been one of the most productive neuropsychiatric research centres in the world in the last decade, and utilises the co-location and research synergy between the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the University of Melbourne, Australia’s leading-ranked University.