Kathy Niu, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Division of General Psychiatry

Dr. Kathy Niu obtained her M.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 2013. She then completed a dual Psychiatry-Neurology Residency at the University of Massachusetts. Board certified in both Psychiatry and Neurology by the ABPN (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology), Dr. Niu joined Vanderbilt as an Assistant Professor with dual appointments in the two departments. Clinically, she works with adult patients in the Vanderbilt Psychiatry Hospital and in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center through the Consult-Liaison service. She is the Psychiatry Clerkship Director and Co-Director of the Brain, Behavior, and Movement course for medical students. Combining her areas of expertise and interest in teaching, Dr. Niu leads the development of Neuropsychiatry educational opportunities.