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Eehwa Ung, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) [Shc], Psych/General Psychiatry and Psychology (Adult)
BioDr. Eehwa Ung is a licensed clinical psychologist working in the inpatient units at Stanford Health Care. She is trained in CBTp, CBT, ACT, and DBT that encompasses principles of recovery, strength-based, trauma-informed, and person-centered values. Dr. Ung's career interests focuses on the early detection and evidence-based interventions for psychosis spectrum disorders. Her research interests also include the psychosocial impact of mental health stigma (public and internalized) of people experiencing psychosis.
Dr. Ung utilizes the biopsychosocial framework in her understanding in how people access and participate in treatment. She strives to understand how community resources, access to care, treatment, and client advocacy can help to address systemic and social issues related to mental health care. As such, she is active in the training of students in the provision of evidence-based treatment for marginalized communities to de-stigmatize and improve the quality of care for people struggling with a mental health concern.
Alexander Eckehart Urban
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Major Laboratories and Clinical Translational Neurosciences Incubator) and of Genetics
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsComplex behavioral and neuropsychiatric phenotypes often have a strong genetic component. This genetic component is often extremely complex and difficult to dissect. The current revolution in genome technology means that we can avail ourselves to tools that make it possible for the first time to begin understanding the complex genetic and epigenetic interactions at the basis of the human mind.