April Sweeney, MD

Chief of Psychiatry

April Sweeney joined Cascadia as Chief of Psychiatry in 2023. After earning her MD from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and completing psychiatry residency at Oregon Health & Science University, she served as a psychiatrist in residential, enhanced care, houseless outreach and supported housing programs at Cascadia. 

Her career since then has involved work as an inpatient psychiatrist, psychotherapist, women’s health psychiatrist, and primary care consultant Since 2018, Dr. Sweeney served as a consultant for the Oregon Psychiatric Access Line, providing in-the-moment psychiatric phone consultations to primary care providers across the state.  She is passionate about whole person health care, general health integration into behavioral health settings, and collaborative care in the primary care setting.