Dr. Archana Vidyasankar is a Perinatal Psychiatrist practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in both Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Her passion is to help connect the community and health care in the area of Perinatal Mental Health, and has helped form the Perinatal Mental Health Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador, of which she is Chair. She enjoys creating awareness and education opportunities throughout the Provincial community, Nationally and has had Global opportunities with Team Broken Earth.
Originally her family is from South India, experiencing childhood in the United Kingdom, New Brunswick, eventually settling in London, Ontario. Newfoundland is now home and she looks forward to the change that is to come in the Health and Community sectors.