Ritu Bhatnagar, MD, MPH, FASAM, DFAPA

Position title: Associate Professor (Clinical Track)

Dr. Bhatnagar is an addiction psychiatrist and clinical professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Psychiatry. She is Director of Psychiatric Services at University Health Services and Principal Investigator for Wisconsin Voices for Recovery. She is an active member of the Wisconsin Society of Addiction Medicine (WISAM), is the WISAM representative to the Council on Legislation for the Wisconsin Medical Society and serves on the Medicaid Advisory Committee, the Ending Deaths of Despair Task Force and the State Council for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse.

After a decade in a specialty addiction treatment setting, she is supporting educational initiatives related to the treatment of substance use disorders. She seeks to develop novel community collaborations to address the impact of substance use and mental health disorders.