Chia-Yang Liu serves as the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Medical Center, Taoyuan, Taiwan. He acts also as an Associate Professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Chang Gung University, Taiwan, and a Principle Investigator of the Neuroscience Research Center, Chang Gung Medical Center. Liu graduated from the National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan, in 1983. He completed his psychiatric residency training and 2-year postdoctoral fellowship program in epidemiology, psychopharmacology, and psychosomatic medicine in the Department of Psychiatry of Veterans, General Hospital and National Yang Ming University. He moved to Chang Gung Medical Center in 1992. During the following years, he has served as the Director of Consultation Services, Inpatient Unit Chief, and Director of Medical Education. Then, he was appointed as the Department Chair in 1999. Liu is actively involved in academic activities. His clinical and research interests include depressive disorders, psychosomatic medicine, women’s mental health, psychopharmacology, brain imaging, and psychiatric epidemiology. He acts currently as a Member of the Task Force on Treatment Guideline for Unipolar Depression of WFSBP, Chairman of the Consensus Committee for the Treatment of Depressive Disorders in National Health Research Institute of Taiwan, councilor member of many local psychiatric associations ( e.g., Taiwanese Society of Biological Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology, Taiwanese Society for Sleep Medicine, etc.), and member of several international committee or consultant board on anxiety or depressive disorders. Liu was an International Advisory Editor of the Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences (from 2004 to 2008). He serves as the Cochief Editor of the Chinese Version of the Bipolar Disorder and Executive Editor of the Taiwanese Journal of Psychiatry. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles and has worked as a reviewer for many international scientific journals.
Biography Updated on 21 January 2013