Professor Velandai Srikanth seconded as director of NCHA

The NCHA congratulates Professor Velandai Srikanth, who will commence as Director of the National Centre for Healthy Ageing (NCHA) from January 1, 2022.

The NCHA is a joint venture between Peninsula Health and Monash University, which aims to create an academic and research hub for leading the transformation of health care for our ageing population.

NCHA Co-Chairs Professor Christina Mitchell AO (Monash University) and Felicity Topp (Peninsula Health) announced Professor Srikanth will be seconded from his clinical director role, for two years, to steer the strategic development of the centre.

He will continue to lead the Professorial Academic Unit, Central Clinical School, based at Frankston Hospital and hold the title of Research Director, Peninsula Health during this time.

Rami Kamel, who has worked with the NCHA for the past 18 months, will continue to concentrate on the operations of the centre as the NCHA Chief Operating Officer.

The NCHA looks forward to welcoming Professor Srikanth in his new role.