2023 PCORI Annual Meeting Headshot of Nancy Byatt

Nancy Byatt, D.O., M.S., MBA, DFAPA, FACLP, is a tenured professor at UMass Chan Medical School, perinatal psychiatrist, and physician-scientist focused on improving systems of care to promote the mental health of parents and children. She developed the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program for Moms, a national model for perinatal mental health care. She is the founding executive director of the Lifeline for Families Center & Lifeline for Moms Program at UMass Chan Medical School. Her research uses implementation science methods to design, implement and evaluate scalable approaches for improving parental and child mental health services and outcomes. More than 10 years of federal funding have led to more than 90 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters.


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