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Chaya Kulkarni

Title: Director, Infant and Early Mental Health Promotion (IEMHP)
Designations: BAA, M.Ed., Ed


Dr. Chaya Kulkarni is the Director of Infant and Early Mental Health Promotion (IEMHP) at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). IEMHP is a national organization which improves outcomes across the lifespan through translating and promoting the science of early mental health into practice with families during pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood. Dr. Kulkarni has over 25 years of experience in a number of leadership roles including frontline service delivery, policy analysis, research, and curriculum and resource development. Prior to joining IEMHP, she was VP, Parent and Professional Education at Invest in Kids, and has also served as Senior Policy Analyst and Researcher for the Office of the Official Opposition, Queen’s Park. Dr. Kulkarni is an adviser to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and a member of the Board at Family Day Care Services. 

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