Dr. Luk is a licensed clinical psychologist with research expertise in alcohol and drug use, mental health, suicide, and health disparities. 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. Dr. Luk is passionate about using research and clinical practice to improve people's mental and physical health. He also enjoys working with fellows and was the recipient of the 2017 NIH Summer Research Mentor Award and the 2018 NICHD Best Mentor of the Year Award.