UW RFM Representative | Katharine Liang, P.H.D., M.D. 

Dr. Liang graduated with a B.S. in Neurobiology with honors from the University of Washington. She attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for her MD/PhD, where she earned a PhD in Neurobiology. She currently serves as the Chief Resident for Research and Scholarship in the University of Washington Psychiatry Residency.
Dr. Liang studies the interaction of stress and psychiatric illness. She is interested in the biological mechanisms of stress and resilience, including hormone signaling, gene regulation, and epigenetics. Her clinical interests include stress-related mental illness including PTSD, anxiety, and depression, as well the interaction of stress with all psychiatric illness.