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.

Maria Manriquez, MD
Maria Manriquez, MD
Associate Program Director

Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Director, Addiction Medicine Services, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix Women's Institute

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, formerly Banner Good Samaritan
Fellowship: American Board of Preventative Medicine – Addiction Medicine Practice Pathway
Certification: ABOG, ABPM – Addiction Medicine, Perinatal Mental Health Certified
Areas of Academic Interests: Addiction medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, substance use disorders in pregnancy, and perinatal mental health.

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.

Krista LaBruzzo, MD

Krista LaBruzzo, MD

Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Post-Graduation Plans: Addiction Medicine Fellowship at UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix

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

Amrita Dhanjal-Reddy, MD
Amrita Dhanjal-Reddy, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Addiction Physician, Phoenix VA Health Care System

Medical School: Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore, India
Residency: Family Medicine Residency, St. Joseph’s Medical Center