MGH has been at the forefront of many scientific advances in treatments for depression.
Dr. Albert Yeung is director of primary care research at the DCRP and associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is the principal investigator of the study “Evaluating changes in resting state networks before and after a Tai Chi training intervention for Chinese Americans with depression.” Dr. Yeung obtained his medical degree from National Taiwan University. He also obtained a Doctor of Science degree with a major in epidemiology from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He completed residency training in psychiatry at MGH. Dr. Yeung's major research interests include integrating primary care and mental health services to improve treatment of depression, mental health issues of under-served populations, and the use of complementary and alternative methods in treating mood and anxiety disorders. He has authored or co-authored more than 80 original articles, numerous book chapters, and a book on self-management of depression.