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Panelist: Gregory K. Brown, PhD
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Research Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Co-Director, Center for Treatment and Prevention of Suicide
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Brown is a Research Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. He currently serves as the Co-Principal Investigator of the National Institute of Mental Health-funded Center for the Treatment and Prevention of Suicide at the University of Pennsylvania. His research has focused on developing, evaluating, and disseminating targeted, psychotherapy interventions for individuals who are indicated as being at high risk for suicide. Currently, he is investigating the effectiveness of cognitive therapy for adult patients who recently attempted suicide, for adult drug dependent patients with suicidal ideation, and for suicidal older men. These clinical trials focus on training therapists and case managers in community mental health and addiction treatment. In addition to his treatment research, Dr. Brown has conducted studies to develop and evaluate assessment measures of risk factors for suicide attempts and completed suicide. He currently serves on several national scientific boards related to suicide prevention. He is the winner of the 2007 Edwin Shneidman Award for outstanding contributions in suicide research from the American Association of Suicidology.

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