Leena Mittal

Leena Mittal, MD, FACLP, is the Associate Vice Chair for Diversity Equity and Inclusion and the Chief of the Division of Women's Mental Health in the Department of Psychiatry at Brigham and Women's Hospital and an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She also serves as the Program Director for the Women's Mental Health Fellowship at the Brigham and co-chairs the Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion committee. Dr. Mittal also serves as the Medical Director of Equity and Innovation for the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program for Moms (MCPAP for Moms), an innovative statewide consultation service for providers seeing pregnant and postpartum women with mental health and substance use conditions. Dr. Mittal is an advocate for the needs of perinatal individuals and marginalized populations at the local, state, and national levels.  She has numerous publications and speaks nationally on the treatment of mental health and substance use conditions throughout pregnancy and the postpartum period as well as racial equity in maternal mental health. Dr. Mittal is board certified in psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and addiction medicine.