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Hong                           Yu

Hong Yu MD

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Psychiatry

 
Professional Summary:

I have been working as an attending psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry, University at Buffalo NY since 08, 2005. I am in charge of 20 beds in an adult inpatient unit at the Erie County Medical Center. My other duties include outpatient clinic, teaching medical students and residents, and research.

Education and Training:
  • Residency, Psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical University (2004)
  • MS, Philosophy, Chinese University of Hong Kong (1995)
  • Residency, Psychiatry, Shenzhen Institue of Mental Health (1993)
  • MD, Medicine, West China University of Medicine and Science (1990)
Employment:
  • Attending Physician, Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, University at Buffalo (2005-present)
  • Staff Psychiatrist, Counsel-liaison Service, St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Lincoln, NE (2004–2005)
  • Psychiatrist, Private Practice - Outpatient Clinic, Lincoln, NE (2004–2005)
  • Consulting Psychiatrist, Lincoln Correctional Center, Lincoln NE (2004–2005)
  • Polysomnographic Technician, Canadian Sleep Institute, Calgary, Canada, Canada (1996–1997)
  • Research Fellow, Psychiatry, Dept of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong (1993–1996)
Awards and Honors:
  • Fellowship for the Tenth World Congress of Psychiatry (1996)
  • Research grant for overseas academic activities of Chinese University of Hong Kong (1994)
  • Postgraduate Scholarship of Chinese University of Hong Kong 1993 to 1995 (1993)


Journal Articles:
  • Yu H, Lee S, Wing YK, Chan C, Lee DTS, Chen CN, Lin KM, Weiss MG, Lee AM. Psychiatric morbidity and illness experience of primary care patients with chronic fatigue in Hong Kong. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2000; 157(3).
  • Gabor S, Helen Chiu, Tony Leung, Yu H, Eddie So, Francis Lum. The reliability of ‘praecox feeling‘ in the diagnosis of schizophrenia. APA 1999 Annual Conference. Washington, DC, USA. May 15-20. The reliability of ‘praecox feeling’ in the diagnosis of schizophrenia. APA 1999 Annual Conference. Washington, DC, USA. 1999.
  • Lee S, Lee AM, Leung T,Yu H. Psychometric properties of the Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI-l) in a non-clinical Chinese population in Hong Kong. International Journal of Eating Disorders. 1997; 21.
  • Yu H, Lee S. The use of multiple psychotropic medication In the treatment of mental disorders.. Journal of Clinical Psychological Medicine. 1996; 6.
  • Wing YK,Yu H, Ho KH, Chen CN. The Clinical and polysomnographic characteristics and HLA typing of narcolepsy in Chinese.. Shanghai Archives of Psychiatry. 1996; 8.
  • Lee S, Leung T, Lee AM,Yu H, Leung CM. Body dissatisfaction among Chinese undergraduates and its implications for eating disorders in Hong Kong.. International Journal of Eating Disorders. 1996; 20.
  • Lee S, Yu H, Lee MA. A critique on mixed anxiety-depressive disorder and shenjing shuairuo. Transcultural Psychiatric Research Review. 1995; 32.
  • Lee S, Yu H. Cross-cultural variations in the phenomenology and etiology of anorexia nervosa.. Chinese Journal of Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases. 1995; 21.
  • Yu H, Lee S. The evaluation of Qigong induced mental disorder as a Chinese culture-bound syndrome.. Shanghai Archives of Psychiatry. 1995; 7.
  • Lee S, Yu H. The use of Western diagnostic criteria In Chinese patients with mental disorders.. Journal of Clinical Psychological Medicine. 1995; 5.
  • Lee S, Yu H. Unipolar mania in non-Western cultures.. British Journal of Psychiatry. 1994; 165.
  • Lee S, Yu H. The experience of the first lithium clinic in Hong Kong.. Journal of Clinical Psychological Medicine. 1994; 4.
  • Yu H. Psychiatric comorbidity of patients with drug abuse.. Foreign Referential Psychiatry. 1994; 21.
  • Yu H. Introducing the membership examination of the Royal College of Psychiatrist (U.K.).. Journal of Clinical Psychological Medicine. 1994; 4.
  • Lee S, Yu H. Ways of cultivating medical students‘ interest in psychiatry.. Journal of Clinical Psychological Medicine. 1994; 4.
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University at Buffalo - Psychiatry
Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider St.
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: (716) 898-4857
Email: hongyu@buffalo.edu

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