Dr. Reef Karim
Chief Medical Officer, Vitality Healthtech
Dr. Reef Karim is the Chief Medical Officer of Vitality Healthtech. Dr. Karim is double-board certified in psychiatry and addiction medicine, a UCLA Assistant Clinical Professor, and Clinical Faculty member at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience. He founded The Control Center in Beverly Hills, a rehabilitation center focused on addiction medicine and mental health.
Dr. Karim's academic research has been focused on impulsivity, dual diagnosis conditions, mental health disorders, and behavioral addictions, and has been published in journals including The International Journal of Neuroscience and The Journal of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Karim is frequently published articles in the Huffington Post, Medium and others on topics including stress, resilience, trauma, self sabotage, cannabis treatment, psychedelics, cognitive enhancement and personal transformation. He has also made media appearances on Oprah, Dr. Oz, CNN, Larry King Live, Dr. Phil, Anderson Cooper 360, Nightline, The Today Show, Good Morning America, ABC Word News and many other news outlets.