Jade Wu

Clinical Associate in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Behavioral Medicine
School of Medicine

Dr. Jade Wu earned her PhD at Boston University and completed her clinical residency at Duke. She specializes in health psychology, with particular expertise in behavioral sleep medicine and women's mental health. In her clinic, Dr. Wu uses scientifically-based treatments to help patients improve their health behaviors and cope with chronic illness. She also works with women struggling with anxiety and depression during (and after) pregnancy, as well as those coping with infertility or the loss of their baby. Her approach is grounded in both science and compassion, so that her patients are empowered to live healthier and more fulfilled lives. 

Dr. Wu is also actively engaged in clinical research. Her current work focuses on treating sleep disorders in those with chronic illness. She has collaborated with researchers at Harvard Medical School, Rush University Medical Center, and Cornell University to publish numerous peer-reviewed scientific papers (see Publications & Media). She is a former Lecturer at Boston University and Adjunct professor at Roger Williams University. 

Education & Training

Ph.D. 2018

Boston University


Temporal Associations between Sleep and Daytime Functioning in Parkinson's Disease: A Smartphone-Based Ecological Momentary Assessment.

PMID 31199163
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Circadian Rest-Activity Rhythms Predict Cognitive Function in Early Parkinson's Disease Independently of Sleep.

PMID 30637282
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Episodic future thinking in generalized anxiety disorder

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Comorbid With Psychiatric and Medical Conditions

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The hippocampus, medial prefrontal cortex, and selective memory retrieval: Evidence from a rodent model of the retrieval-induced forgetting effect

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Effect of pharmacotherapy for anxiety disorders on quality of life: a meta-analysis

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D-Cycloserine as an augmentation strategy for cognitive behavioral therapy of anxiety disorders

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Effect of cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders on quality of life: A meta-analysis.

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