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NIAAA Staff Profile


National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Clinical Psychologist

Jeremy W. Luk, Ph.D.

Biographical Summary

Dr. Jeremy Luk is a licensed clinical psychologist with research expertise in alcohol use, mental health, health disparities, and statistical methods. He obtained his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Washington in 2015, and subsequently received postdoctoral training at the University of California, San Diego (2015-2016) and at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (2016-2018). After gaining two additional years of professional experiences as a research scientist and a subject matter expert, he returned to the NIH and joined the OCD of NIAAA as a clinical psychologist in July 2020. In his current role, Dr. Luk provides clinical services to patients with alcohol use disorder and supervises doctoral students in clinical psychology for their clinical externship. His recent research focuses on understanding multidimensional quality of life in the context of recovery and the application of third-wave behavioral therapies to treat addictive behaviors. He enjoys working with patients, students, and fellows, and was the recipient of the 2023 NIAAA Clinical Service Award.

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