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A headshot photo of Wanhong Zheng.

Wanhong Zheng, MD, MSc, MA

Associate Professor/ Adult Psychiatrist

Contact Information

PO Box 9137
930 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Morgantown, WV 26505


  • Department of Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
  • Department of Neuroscience
  • Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute

Graduate Training

  • MD, Shanghai Medical University, 1992
  • MSc, Dalhousie University, 2001
  • MA, St. John's University, 1998


  • Residency, General Psychiatry West Virginia University, 2009

Recent Publications

Zheng, W., Nickasch, M., Lander, L., Wen, S., Xiao, M., Marshalek, P., Dix, E, Sullivan, C. (2017). Treatment Outcome Comparison between Telepsychiatry and Face-to-face Buprenorphine Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder: A 2-Year Retrospective Data Analysis. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 11(2), 138–144.

Zheng, Wanhong, Nickasch, Michael, Lander, Laura, Wen, Sijin, Xiao, Minchan, Marshalek, Patrick, Dix, Ebony, Sullivan, Carl. Treatment Outcome Comparison between Telepsychiatry and Face-to-face Buprenorphine Medication-assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder: A 2-Year Retrospective Data Analysis. Journal of Addiction Medicine. 11(2):138-144, March/April 2017.

Yanfang Ye, Yujie Fan, Yiming Zhang, Xin Li and Wanhong Zheng. Social Media for Opioid Addiction Epidemiology: Automatic Detection of Opioid Addicts from Twitter. The 26th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Pan Pacific Singapore. November 6-10, 2017 (Accepted)

Yiming Zhang, Yujie Fan, Yanfang Ye, Xin Li, and Wanhong Zheng. Detecting Opioid Users from Twitter and Understanding their Perceptions toward MAT. The 17th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2017). New Orleans, November 18-21, 2017. (Accepted)

Zheng WH, Wakim RJ, Geary RC, Lander LR, Wen SJ, Xiao MC and Sullivan CR. Self-reported Sleep Improvement in Buprenorphine MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment) Population. Austin Journal of Drug Abuse and Addiction - Vol.3, Issue 1 -2016; 3 (1): 1009.

Zheng, WH, Li, M, Nickasch, M, Yang, F, Gohar, AR. A new approach to over-bedding in American healthcare: Statistical analysis and computer simulation of patient admission in a West Virginia state psychiatric hospital. Journal of Hospital Administration, Vol 5, No 1 (2016)

Aboraya, A., El-Missiry, A., Barlowe J., John C., Ebrahimian A., Muvvala S., Brandish J., Mansour H., Zheng W., et al. The reliability of the Standard for Clinicians' Interview in Psychiatry (SCIP): A clinician-administered tool with categorical, dimensional and numeric output. Schizophrenia Research, Volume 156, Issues 2-3, pp 174–183, July 2014.

Adjeroh, D., Beal, R., Abbasi, A., Zheng, W., Abate, M., and Ross, A. Signal Fusion for Social Media Analysis of Adverse Drug Events. IEEE Intelligent Systems, 29(2), 2014, pp. 74-80.