Nick Kowalenko is the Chair, Faculty of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Royal ANZ College of Psychiatrists. He practices Parent/Infant and early childhood psychiatry at Tresillian Family Care Centres and child & adolescent psychiatry at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney and in rural NSW. He is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sydney and Head, Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Studies, NSW Institute of Psychiatry.
He is the founding Deputy Chair of the Australian Infant, Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Association (AICAFMHA). Most recently, he co-edited the MJA supplement about Children of Parents with a Mental Illness(April 2012) and champions early intervention & prevention strategies for young people early in life.