Faculty

Brief Bio

Anita Karnik, MD
Anita Karnik, MD

Program Director

Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Addiction Psychiatrist, Phoenix VA Health Care System

Medical School: Texas A&M College of Medicine
Residency: Texas A&M College of Medicine - Psychiatry
Fellowship: Texas A&M College of Medicine - Child Psychiatry
Fellowship: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine - Addiction Psychiatry
Areas of Academic Interests: Addiction psychiatry and working with patients with chronic pain conditions. Enjoy working with the veteran population. Specialized in treatment for opioid use disorder.

Luke Peterson, DO
C. Luke Peterson, DO
Associate Program Director

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix

Medical School: A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Family Medicine Residency
Fellowship: Swedish Addiction Medicine Fellowship, Seattle, WA
Areas of Academic Interest: Substance use in pregnancy, integrating addiction medicine in primary care, quality improvement and addiction medicine policy

Min Kang, MD
A. Min Kang, MD, MPhil

Assistant Professor, Departments of Child Health and Medicine, UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Associate Medical Director, Banner Poison and Drug Information Center
Section Chief, Toxicology, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency: Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship: Medical Toxicology, UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Areas of Academic Interests: Substance use in pregnancy, neonatal abstinence syndrome, poisoning and overdose, pharmacogenomics.

Anne-Michelle Ruha, MD
Anne-Michelle Ruha, MD

Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Vice Chair, Department of Medical Toxicology, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Section Chief, Addiction Medicine, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix

Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey Medical School
Residency: Morristown Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Areas of Academic Interests: Acute care toxicology, drug intoxication and withdrawal syndromes, medication safety, envenomations


Gagandeep Singh, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry at the UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Chief Medical Officer, Behavioral Health Service Line, Banner Health

Medical School: University of Delhi, India
Residency: Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Areas of Academic Interests: Addiction psychiatry, consultation-liaison psychiatry, behavioral health and addiction systems of care

Maria Manriquez, MD
Maria Manriquez, MD

Physician Lead, Pain and Addiction Medicine Curriculum
Director, Pathway Scholars Program

Medical School: UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Areas of Academic Interests: Addiction medicine, preventative medicine, innovations in prenatal care models addressing maternal morbidity and mortality, preterm delivery rate and substance use disorders in pregnancy

Soumya Pandalai, MD
Soumya Pandalai, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Toxicology and Department of Family Community and Preventive Medicine, UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix

Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
Residency: Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, Banner Good Samaritan/Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Fellowship: Medical Toxicology, Emory University/Georgia Poison Center/Centers for Disease Control
Fellowship: Addiction Medicine, Cincinnati VA Medical Center (VAMC)/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Areas of Academic Interest: Public health prevention in substance use disorders, co-occurring chronic pain and opioid use, public health policy and implementation of best practices in the criminal justice system