Name: Sharon C. Sung


Institution: Duke-NUS Medical School


Dr. Sung earned her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the San Diego State University/University of California San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. She received specialty training in cognitive behavioral therapy at Columbia University Medical Center and the American Institute of Cognitive Therapy in New York City. Prior to moving to Singapore, she held faculty positions at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sung's research is focused on improving the identification and treatment of patients with mood and anxiety disorders. She has published numerous peer reviewed articles, editorials, and book chapters, as well as a practitioner guide entitled 10-Minute CBT: Integrating Cognitive Behavioral Strategies Into Your Practice. Recent projects include a study to improve screening for panic disorder in emergency medicine patients and a multi-site randomized controlled trial to evaluate a stepped care intervention for these patients.