Misty Tu, MD, completed her training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She is board certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. She helped expand psychiatric crisis centers in Maricopa County early in her career and has worked in multiple regions. She has experience in all levels of care with a variety of patient populations. The bulk of her career has been working with the chronic and seriously mentally ill. Dr. Tu was the senior medical director of psychiatry and behavioral health for Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota and helped expand access to medication assisted treatment for individuals dealing with addictions. She was also the clinical lead in developing the High Complexity Case Unit for that health plan. In her current role with Magellan, Dr. Tu is fostering increased collaboration for individuals in acute care settings.