Resident Snapshots

NICHOLAS AHRENDT, MD

Resident/Fellow, PGY1

Nick is a lifetime Arizona Wildcat and self-described T-Loc (Tucson Local, pronounced tee-loke). He plans to pursue a career in child psychiatry and hopes to add a touch of international psychiatry or refugee mental health to his practice. Outside of psychiatry, he enjoys mountain biking in the Sonoran Desert, adventuring into surrounding mountain ranges and occasionally flying away to fresh travel destinations.

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SNEHA VENKATRAMAN, MD

Resident/Fellow, PGY2

Sneha received her medical degree from University of Tennessee in 2016.  She graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in Psychology and Medicine, Health, and Society.  Her professional interests include psychotherapy, child and adolescent psychiatry, integrative medicine, and research.  In her personal time, she enjoys cooking, meditating, singing, and exploring Tucson. 

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SADIA GHANI, MD

Resident/Fellow, PGY3

Sadia graduated from Medical University of the Americas (Nevis), studied at Davenport University in Grand Rapids, MI, and received her M.B.A. in Business Administration. Originally from New York, she attended Brooklyn College, CUNY and received a B.S. in Business, Management & Finance and in Psychology. Her professional interests are Forensic and Neuropsychiatry along with research. Her personal interests include hanging out with friends and family, traveling, cooking, tennis, yoga and zumba.  

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SEAN TAI, DO
Resident/Fellow, PGY4

Sean earned a B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of California – Santa Cruz and a D.O. from Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His professional interests include cultural psychiatry, LGBT mental health and the intersections between spirituality and psychiatry. In medical school, he was the recipient of the 2014 LGBT Health Achievement Award from the American Medical Student Association and the Gay/Lesbian Medical Alliance. His personal interests include working out, songwriting, piano playing, cooking, and eating at local restaurants.

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