ANT Cofounders

Dr. Mandy Manak

Specializing in Addiction Medicine, Dr. Mandy Manak is based in Kamloops, where she provides consultative services for patients with substance use disorders at Royal Inland Hospital and Phoenix Detox Centre.

She is the founding principle and Medical Director of the Interior Chemical Dependency Office. As a certified MRO, she provides Occupational Addiction Independent Medical Evaluations for safety-sensitive individuals.

She is a partner in and Chief Medical Officer for A New Tomorrow, an inpatient addiction treatment center, where she was responsible for developing program structure, policy, and procedures with the goal of improving long term outcomes and reducing risk for patients with substance use disorders.

She is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, exam certified with the International Society of Addiction Medicine and a certificant of the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine. She is a certified Medical Review Officer with the American Association of Review Officers.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Manak has previously been a member of the Opiate Agonist Therapy Panel and the Prescription Review Committee at the CPSBC, a Board member with CSAM, and the founding Chairperson of the Western Canada Addiction Forum.

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