Dr. Mansfield Mela is an academic forensic psychiatrist with more than 17 years’ experience in health care and is a founder of the forensic subspecialty in Canada, and the vice chair of the Examination Board.
Dr. Mela has practised medicine in three continents, bringing innovative solutions to key medical issues through his extensive experience in leadership, governance, and medico-legal education both nationally and internationally. He possesses advanced medico-legal competence on physician wellness issues and represents physicians on the Saskatchewan Physician Health Program. His ongoing dedication to education spans supervising and teaching medical, nursing, and law students while primarily supervising PhD, psychiatric, and family medicine postgraduates.
The CMPA Nominating Committee values Dr. Mela’s leadership and mentoring roles, as well as his commitment to supporting physician wellness to enhance the safe delivery of clinical care.
Centre for Forensic Behavioral Science and Justice Studies in University of Saskatchewan
University of Saskatchewan, Department of Psychiatry
Head, Forensic Interdisciplinary Research: Saskatchewan Team
Lakeland Centre for FASD
Canada Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Research Network (CanFASD)
Hope Clinic on 5th, Saskatoon
Chief Executive Officer/President
University of Saskatchewan, College of Law
Associate Member (Adjunct)
Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon
Regional Psychiatric Centre, Saskatoon
Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist