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Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation

Professor Wu

Department of Psychiatry, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, United States

Professor Wu

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Li-Tzy Wu, ScD, RN, MA

Dr. Li-Tzy Wu is a Professor with Tenure in Psychiatry (Division of Social and Community Psychiatry) and in Medicine (Division of General Internal Medicine) and a faculty member of Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, and Center for Child and Family Policy at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA. She grew up in Taiwan and received pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training in psychiatric and addiction epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland. Professor Wu is a member of the Alpha Chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society and a former fellow of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Summer Institute for Randomized Clinical Trials.

Professor Wu has served as a Principal Investigator on a number of NIH grants. She has authored or coauthored over 190 publications and utilized various data sources for research - including the National Comorbidity Survey, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions, longitudinal studies of adolescents, Electronic Health Records (EHR), and multisite randomized addiction treatment trials of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (NIDA CTN). Professor Wu is an NIH grant reviewer. She is the Director of Duke Community Based Substance Use Disorder Research Program.

Her research interests: clinical trials, data science, EHR-based research and intervention, epidemiology of addictions and comorbidity, utilization of mental health and substance use treatments and outcomes, diagnostic validity and assessments, psychometric analysis, HIV risk, and new research methodologies.


Editorial Board

Stephan Arndt, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Professor Emeritus of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, Former Director, Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Research & Evaluation, University of Iowa, USA.

Caroline Davis, Professor of Psychology, School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, York University, Toronto, Canada, and Adjunct Scientist, Department of Neurogenetics, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada.

Kenneth Grasing, Director, Substance Abuse Research Laboratory, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center; Kansas, MO, USA

David Andrew Fogel Haaga, Professor, Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC, USA

Peter Hajek, Professor of Clinical Psychology, Head of Psychology, and Director of the Tobacco Dependence Research Unit at the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, UK

Martin Y Iguchi, Ph.D., Senior Behavioral Scientist, Drug Policy Research Center, RAND Corporation, and Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School of Policy Analysis, Santa Monica, CA, USA.

Levent Kirisci, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Walter Ling, Professor of Psychiatry & Director Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Dept of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Celia C. Lo, Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, USA.

Lisa Najavits, PhD, Director, Treatment Innovations; Adjunct Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School, MA, USA

Florence Noble, Pharmacoloy and addiction therapies, Université de Paris, Paris, France.

John Bryan Page, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Miami Coral Gables, FL, USA

Charles D H Parry, Director, Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa; Extraordinary Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

Angela Robertson, Research Professor, Social Science Research Center of Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, USA

Christine Timko, Senior Research Career Scientist, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California, Consulting Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center, USA

Jichuan Wang, Professor of Pediatrics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Senior biostatistician, Center for Clinical and Community Research (CCCR), The Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC), Washington, D.C., USA

Thomas Wickizer, Stephen F. Loebs Professor of Health Services Management and Policy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Michael J. Zvolensky, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Professor; Director, Anxiety and Health Research Laboratory-Substance Use Treatment Clinic (AHRL-SUTC), University of Houston, Houston, TX , USA