Dr. Xiaojue Hu is a psychiatrist and clinician-researcher at the NYU Center for Psychedelic Medicine, and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. At the CPM, she was a co-investigator and lead therapist on a large multisite trial investigating the impact of psilocybin-assisted therapy on major depression. She is currently involved on a number of current and upcoming clinical trials, including cannabidiol for radicular pain, psilocybin-assisted therapy for cancer-associated existential distress, and psilocybin-assisted therapy for alcohol use disorder.
Dr. Hu completed residency training in Psychiatry at NYU, before completing fellowship training in Psychosomatic Medicine. She is a graduate of the Program in Liberal Medical Education at Brown University, where she received her MD degree and a BA in Comparative Literature.
Outside NYU, Dr. Hu practices integrative psychiatry and psychotherapy in a group private practice, collaborating with nutritional psychiatrist Dr. Drew Ramsey. Fluent in Mandarin, she has experience in cultural psychiatry, having served diverse immigrant communities. She takes a holistic, culturally sensitive approach to her clinical practice of psychiatry, ketamine-assisted psychotherapy, and psychedelic integration. She also advises psychedelic therapy trainees in her roles as a Trainer and Mentor at Fluence.