Phone: (952) 898-7578Ruth “call me Ruth” Myers, MD, is a neurological psychiatrist who has been specializing and working with persons with intellectual disabilities and complex needs for just over 25 years. For the past twenty years, she has specialized in providing comprehensive assessment and services to persons who have complex needs in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain,. Prior to serving as a physician she worked in various direct care positions. She has completed a number of epidemiology and outcomes database studies, has authored numerous publications, and has presented training all over North America and Europe. She has been listed with The Best Doctors in America since 1994. She has served as a Board Examiner and Senior Board Examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology since 1992. She was a member of the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado for many years and has guest faculty appointments at a number of other medical schools. She rarely admits that she grew up in Cleveland, and prefers instead to reference that she lived in and practiced in Colorado for 18 years, before moving to Maine, Virginia, and now Minnesota. Her strength is the quality of work produced after she started to collaborate with Steve Myers. Her weaknesses include detective novels, movies where the good guys always win, and really strong coffee.