Wei Jiang, MD

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Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Neuropsychocardiology Laboratory
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / Behavioral Medicine
Address:
DUMC 3366
Durham, NC 27710
Appointment Telephone:
919-668-0869
Office Telephone:
919-668-0762
Fax:
919-668-5271
Training:
  • MD, Binzhou Medical College (China), 1982
Residency:
  • Internal Medicine, Qianfoshan Hospital (China), 1982-1985
  • Internal Medicine-Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, 1997-2002
Fellowship:
  • Cardiology, Qianfoshan Hospital (China), 1985-1988
Clinical Interests:
Patients with medical illness and psychiatric illness, somatic disorders, medical conditions resistant to standard measures, complicated psychiatric problems related to medical conditions
Research Interests:
Dr. Wei Jiang leads the Neuropsychocardiology laboratory at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Jiang's main research interests include understanding the interplay between the mind-brain activity and cardiovascular system, and discovering interventions that modify the negative impact of negative emotions on the cardiovascular system. Her research covers the spectrum of epidemiological cohort study, translational investigation, clinical trials, and implementational evaluation. Another research area of Dr. Jiang is to investigate effective methods for mental health task shifting in low and middle income countries, particularly aiming in China.