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Dr. Byatt is a perinatal psychiatrist and physician-scientist focused on improving health care systems to promote perinatal mental health. She is a Professor with Tenure of Psychiatry, Ob/Gyn, and Population and Quantitative Health Sciences at UMass Chan Medical School. She developed the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program (MCPAP) for Moms (www.mcpapformoms.org). MCPAP for Moms is a statewide program that has 1) increased access to mental health care for millions of perinatal individuals 2) become a national model for perinatal mental health care, and 3) impacted state and national policies and funding. She is the Founding Executive Director of the Lifeline for Families Center and Lifeline for Moms Program (www.lifeline4moms) at UMass Chan Medical School. The Center’s activities include capacity building, consultation, and research. Dr. Byatt’s research program focuses on designing, implementing, and evaluating scalable interventions that aim to improve parental and child mental health services and outcomes. With over ten years of continuous federal funding for her research, Dr. Byatt’s achievements have led to over 80 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, over 250 presentations and numerous national awards. Her love is her family, especially her two teenage boys. Her passion is increasing access to mental health care. Her mission is to redefine maternal and child health care to include mental health care.