Dr. Arlene MacDougall

Chief Executive Officer

& Founder

Arlene is an accomplished psychiatrist, researcher, educator and innovator who has successfully secured over 6 million dollars CAD in grants for health research and innovation over the last 6 years. As a visionary global health systems leader, she has led the development of transformative systems initiatives for mental health including CREATE Kenya, Global MINDS @ Western University, the MINDS of London-Middlesex - Canada’s first social innovation lab to tackle complex community mental health system challenges; and Biigajiiskaan: Indigenous Pathways to Mental Wellness - a groundbreaking reconciliation program that integrates the best practices of hospital psychiatric care with the wise practices of Indigenous Knowledge and Healing. She has authored over 40 publications and was recognized as a global Young Physician Leader by the InterAcademy Partnership.

Email her at arlene.macdougall@globalmindscollective.com