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Postgraduate Training

Stanford University School of Medicine. Stanford, CA

Sleep Medicine Fellowship

Baylor College of Medicine. Houston, TX

Internship and General Psychiatry Residency

Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Sleep Medicine
American Board of Sleep Medicine


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Board Certifications



University of Texas Medical Branch. Galveston, TX

Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Texas A&M University. College Station, TX

Bachelor of Science, Biology

Summa cum laude. Phi Beta Kappa

  • Texas Medical License

  • DEA Waiver for Buprenorphine

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy Advanced Training Certification.

Academic Appointments & Positions

  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Assistant Professor

  • Menninger Clinic (past)
    Director of Sleep Medicine
    Staff Psychiatrist

Additional Appointments

Selected Publications and Lectures

  • Wu C, Rodgers J. “Chronobiology, Circadian Rhythm, and Psychiatry.” Kaplan & Sadock’s Synopsis of Psychiatry. Submitted, pending revision.

  • Shepard C, Rufino K, Paddock K, Tran T, Wu C, Oldham J, Mathew S, Patriquin M. “Nighttime Sleep Quality and Daytime Sleepiness Predicts Suicide Risk in Adult Psychiatric Inpatients.” Journal of Psychiatric Research. Submitted, pending revision

  • Allen M, Gharbaoui Y, Wu C, Abdel-Gawad N, Gordon M. “Sleep Disturbance During an Acute Manic Episode.” Co-morbid Sleep and Psychiatric Disorders: A Clinical Case Book Volume 2. Submitted, pending revision.

  • Wu C, Guilleminault C. Book chapter: “Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea.” Clinical Sleep Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide for Mental Health and Other Medical Professionals. American Psychiatric Association. 2020

  • Livingston R, Wu C, Mu K, Coffey MJ. “Regulation of Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Systematic Review of US State Laws.” The Journal of ECT. 2018;34:60. DOI: 10.1097/YCT.0000000000000460.

  • Harris County Academy of Family Physicians: “Sleep Disorders.” CME Lecture for local family physicians. 2021.

  • Menninger CME National Presentation: “Sleep, Insomnia, and Nightmares.” National presentation to psychiatrists and psychotherapists. 2021.

  • Baylor College of Medicine Psychiatry Grand Rounds: “No Rest for the Weary: Nightmares and Associated Insomnia in Psychiatric Conditions.” 2021.

  • Baylor College of Medicine Psychiatry Residency Didactics: “Sleep Pharmacology Part 1 and Part 2.” 2021.

  • Baylor College of Medicine Psychiatry Residency Didactics: “ECT in Special Populations.” 2021.

  • Stanford Sleep Medicine Case Conference: “Nasal Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure.” 2019.

  • University of Texas Southwestern Sleep Medicine Grand Rounds: “Depression and Sleep Disorders.” 2018.

  • Stanford University School of Medicine Journal Club: “Sleep and Performance.” 2018.

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