Li-Tzy Wu
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Education/Training:
Pre- and post-doctoral training in mental health service research, psychiatric epidemiology (NIMH T32), and addiction epidemiology (NIDA T32) from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health at Baltimore, Maryland; A fellow of the NIH Summer Institute on the Design and Conduct of Randomized Clinical Trials.

Node Principal Investigator and Director - Mid Southern Primary Care Networks Node (NIDA National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network).

Research interests: Clinical trial, SBIRT, EHR-based research and intervention, data science, epidemiology of addictions and comorbidity, utilization of mental health and substance use treatments and outcomes, health service research, diagnostic validity & assessments, nosology, psychometric analysis, HIV risk behavior.

Research projects (Principal Investigator, PI): 
Substance use/dependence (R03)
Treatment use for alcohol use disorders (R21) 
Inhalant use & disorders (R21)
MDMA/hallucinogen use/disorders (R01)
Prescription opioid misuse/disorders (R01)
Substance use disorders in adolescents (R01)
Substance use diagnoses & treatment (R21, R33)
Evolution of Psychopathology in the Population (R01: ECA Duke site)
Substance use disorders and treatment use among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (R01)
SBIRT-Primary Care (Clinical Trials Network)
Substance use screening tool validation in primary care (TAPS Tool; Clinical Trials Network)
Computer-facilitated intervention for adolescent marijuana use prevention (Clinical Trials Network, Duke)
NIDA CTN Mid Southern Node (Clinical Trials Network)
EHR Data Element Study (Clinical Trials Network)
Pharm-OUD-Care (Clinical Trials Network)
Integrated Health Services to Reduce Opioid Use While Managing Chronic Pain (PCORI; PI at Duke).

Committee member of the NIDA Asian American and Pacific Islander Researchers and Scholars Workgroup (NIDA AAPI Workgroup).


Office Hours

By appointment

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • Duke South Hospital, Rm 3521, Box 3903, Durham, NC 27710
  • Duke University Medical Center, Psychiatry Box 3903, Durham, NC 27710
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