Smita Naidoo


Contact info

BC Children’s Hospital
Mental Health Building
4500 Oak Street
Vancouver, V6H 3N1

Research and Interests

Dr. S. Naidoo has a background in Public Health (MPH) which she completed at the University of Pittsburgh. She then completed her post-graduate training, in general Psychiatry and went on to complete her Fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at BC Children’s Hospital. She currently is an advocate for transition aged youth (18-25 year old), and has created a mental health platform (Paper Clouds Project Ltd.). Dr. Naidoo is passionate about mentorship, clinical teaching and research. Her first book, The Quest for Rest!, addresses the importance of sleep in children. Her focus is involving medical students and residents to eventually be part of a unique research pod to create  evidence based books in the psycho-education sector.