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Yi Hui Liu

Assistant Clinical Professor
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Clinical, Research, Teaching Interests

Yi Hui Liu is a subspecialty board-certified Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician. Dr. Liu’s interests include the early identification of developmental and behavioral concerns, the family’s adjustment to a child’s developmental delays and behavioral disorders, and communication between providers and providers and families around developmental and behavioral concerns.


1989-1993University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, B.A. Molecular Cell Biology, emphasis Biochemistry
1994-1998Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, M.D.
1998-2001Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, Residency program in Pediatrics
2001-2003University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, Fellowship program in Community Pediatrics
2001-2003San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, M.P.H. Epidemiology
2003-2005University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, Fellowship program in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Honors and Awards


Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi


Summer Cancer Research Fellowship, National Cancer Institute

Most Recent Publications

Liu YH: The Vulnerable Child Syndrome. In Rudolph C, Rudolph A, Lister G, First L, Gershon A. Rudolph’s Pediatrics. McGraw-Hill Professional. 2011.
Liu YH, Stein MT: Talking with Children. In Augustyn MC, Zuckerman BS, Caronna EB. The Zuckerman Parker Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Primary Care. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010.
Liu YH, Stein MT: Health Screening. In Shweder RA, Bidell TR, Dailey AC, Dixon SD, Miller PJ, and Modell J. The Child: An Encyclopedic Companion. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Gosney JE, Storman D, Geving M, Liu YH. “Operation Housecall”: A Family-Centered Pediatric Residency Experience. Clinical Pediatrics 2009; 48:780-783.
Cohen WI, Liu YH, Stein MT. A 7-year-old child with Down Syndrome and disruptive behaviors. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics 2007; 28:151-154.
Liu YH, Lien J, Kafka T, Stein MT. Discovering gifted children in pediatric practice. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics 2005; 26:366-369.
Liu YH, Stein MT. Feeding behavior of infants and young children and its impact on child’s psychosocial and emotional development. In Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development. Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development Website, 2005.
Liu YH, Stein MT. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Evidence-based diagnosis and management for primary care clinicians. Minerva Pediatrica 2004; 56:567-583.
Liu YH: Speech and language tips and scripts. 2004. How Kids Develop Web site:
Liu YH, Leslie LK. Diagnosing ADHD: Putting the AAP guidelines to the test – and into practice. Contemporary Pediatrics 2003; 20:51-73.