Dr. Manak is originally from Waukesha, WI. She attended undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and medical school at St. George’s University. For residency she completed 3 years of adult psychiatry training at The Ohio State University, and then fast-tracked into the CAP program here at MCWAH. She works between the inpatient consultation liaison service, Child Psychiatry Consultation Program (CPCP), and outpatient setting. Her main clinical interest is pediatric consultation liaison psychiatry, and does the majority of teaching on the consultation liaison service at Children's Wisconsin. She lives in Wauwatosa with her husband, young son, and 14 year old cat.