Beth Smith, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University at Buffalo (UB) School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Smith received her medical degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 2000 and subsequently completed her residency training in general psychiatry and her fellowship in Child & Adolescent psychiatry also at UB. Dr. Smith is the chief of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at UB. She is also the Chief of Service for Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Director of Pediatric Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, and Medical Director of the Children's Psychiatric Clinic at Kaleida Health. Dr. Smith is actively involved in research in mental health and its impact on chronic medical conditions and collaboration with primary care providers to improve the public health need of children with mental health problems. She is Principle Investigator of a study Routine Depression Screening: Feasibility and Patient Outcomes in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) supported by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and is a co investigator for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for Primary Care (CAP PC). CAP PC provides consultative services and educational programs to all primary care providers across New York (NY) state and is supported by the NY State Office of Mental Health. She had a leadership role in the mental health guidelines in cystic fibrosis and chairs the Mental Health Advisory Committee for the CF Foundation.