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, new research methodologies.

Research projects (Principal Investigator): treatment use for drug use disorders, treatment use for alcohol use disorders, inhalant use & disorders, MDMA/hallucinogens, prescription opioids, substance use disorders in adolescents, substance use diagnoses & treatment (CTN), Evolution of Psychopathology in the Population (Duke site), substance use disorders and treatment use among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, SBIRT-PC, substance use screening tool validation in primary care (TAPS Tool), computer-facilitated intervention for adolescent marijuana use prevention (Duke), NIDA CTN Mid Southern Node (Primary Care Networks), EHR-DARE.

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


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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