Bernadette DeFreitas

Bernadette DeFreitas is the Administrative Assistant to the Head of the Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit (MDPU), Dr. Roger S. McIntyre, and also provides administrative and office support to consultants, students, and volunteers in this tertiary university-based clinic.

Bernadette is recognized as an important and critical leader for the panoply of initiatives that MDPU is involved with across educational, clinical, and research arenas. Bernadette has been an active member of the MDPU staff since its inauguration in 2002 at the University of Health Network.

Bernadette has over 18 years experience working as an assistant in Psychiatry. She is bilingual in Portuguese and English. She enjoys spending time with her pets, reading, and listening to music.