Science of the Summit

 Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker
Bending the Curve on Suicide: Research to Implementation
Joshua Gordon
Director, National Institute of Mental Health
USA
Biography
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 Keynote Speaker Maria Oquendo
University of Pennsylvania
USA
Biography
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Debate Session

High Risk vs. Population Approaches to Saving Lives

Participant John Mann
Columbia University
USA
Biography
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Participant Eric Caine
University of Rochester
USA
Biography
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Plenary Session

Suicide Amoung Refugees- A Veil of Silence Lakshmi Vijayakumar
Voluntary Health Services
India
Biography
Vijayakumar
The City That Disappears Every Year: Global Perspectives on Suicide Lena Verdeli
Columbia University
USA
Biography
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Living Room Discussion: Lived Experience

Moderator Jo Robinson
Orygen the National Centre of Excellence in Young Mental Health
Australia
Biography
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 Participant Steven Iselin
U.S. Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment
USA
Biography
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 Participant Stephen O’Connor
University of Louisville
USA
Biography
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Participant Jessica Caudle
University of Texas at Arlington
USA
Biography
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 Invited Symposia Sessions

Military and Veteran Suicide

Chair and Presenter
Military and Veterans
Alan Apter
Schneiders Children’s Medical Center
of Israel
Israel
Biography
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Military-Specific Interventions for Suicide Craig Bryan
National Center for Veterans Studies
USA
Biography
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The Canadian Military Jitender Sareen
University of Manitoba
Canada
Biography
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TBI and Suicidal Behaviors in Veterans Lisa Brenner
The University of Colorado, Rocky Mountain MIRECC
USA
Biography
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 Community Based Suicide Prevention

Chair and Presenter
Interventions to Limit Suicide by Self-Poisoning
Keith Hawton
Warneford Hospital/Oxford University
United Kingdom
Biography
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 Firearms Matthew Miller
Northeastern University
USA
Pesticide Storage Melissa Pearson
University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Biography
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Evaluating School Based Suicide Peter Wyman
University of Rochester
USA
Biography
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Neurobiology of Suicide: Imaging

Presenter and Chair
A New Look at the Stress Diathesis Model of Suicide
John Mann
Columbia University
USA
Biography
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 Imaging and Suicidal Behavior Kees van Heeringen
Ghent University
Belgium
Biography
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Inflammation and Suicide Lena Brundin
Van Andel Research Institute
USA
Biography
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 Metabolomics and Suicidal Behavior Lisa Pan
University of Pittsburgh
USA

Neurobiology of Suicide: Genetics

Presenter and Chair
GWAS Studies of Suicidal Behavior
Dan Rujescu
University of Halle
Germany
Biography
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Epigenetics and Suicide Gustavo Turecki
McGill University
Canada
Biography
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From DNA Microarrays to Micro RNAs in Suicide Research Gil Zalsman
Geha Mental Health Center, Tel Aviv University
Israel
Biography
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Genetics of Impulsivity, Aggression, and Suicide Enrique Baca-Garcia
Fundacion Jimenez Diaz
Spain
Biography
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Interventions to Prevent Child and Adolescent Suicide

Chair and Presenter
Large Scale Interventions for Suicidal Youth
Danuta Wasserman
Karolinska Institute
Sweden
Biography
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As Safe as Possible (ASAP) David Brent
UPMC/Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic
USA
Biography
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DBT in Suicidal Adolescents Lars Mehlum
National Centre of Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Oslo
Norway
Biography
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Implementing Zero Suicide Strategies in Youth Joan Asarnow
Semel Institute- UCLA
USA
Biography
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 Media, Social Media, and Suicide

Chair and Presenter
Adolescents and Social Media
Merike Sisask
Estonian-Swedish Mental Health
Sweden
Biography
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Internet Suicide Prevention Jane Pirkis
University of Melbourne
Australia
Biography
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Approaches to the Study of Suicide Using Social Media Thomas Niederkrotenthaler
Medical University of Vienna
Austria
Biography
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Social Media and Suicide Contagion Qijin Cheng
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research
Hong Kong
Biography
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Populations and System Based Approaches to Suicide Prevention

Chair and Presenter
Applying Public Health Models
Nav Kapur
University of Manchester
United Kingdom
Biography
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Integrated Health Systems Brian Ahmedani
Henry Ford Health System
USA
Biography
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System Dynamics Approaches to Suicide Prevention Ann Marie White
University of Rochester
USA
Biography
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Zero Suicide Approach in Health Care Systems Mike Hogan
Hogan Health Systems
USA
Biography
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Suicide in Older Adults   

Chair and Presenter
Data from Integrated Care Study in China (Depression Focus)
Yeates Conwell
University of Rochester
USA
Biography
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Approaches to Prevention Annette Erlangsen
Mental Health Center Copenhagen
Denmark
Biography
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Community Interventions for the Elderly vs. Social Connectedness Interventions and Suicide Later in Life Kim Van Orden
University of Rochester
USA
Biography
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Data From a Psychological Autopsy Study in Rural Elderly in China Liang Zhou
Guangzhou Brain Hospital
China
Biography
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Psychosocial Interventions to Prevent Suicide

Chair and Presenter
Cognitive Therapy for Suicide Prevention
Gregory Brown
Perelman School of Medicine
USA
Safety Planning and Other Brief Interventions: Outcomes and Challenges Barbara Stanley
Columbia University
USA
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CAMS: Adaptations David Jobes
The Catholic University of America
USA
Biography
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CBT-SP in Adults Anat Klomek-Brunstein
Columbia University
USA
Biography
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Using Large and Complex Data in Suicide Research

Chair and Presenter Vincent Silenzio
University of Rochester
USA
Uses and Potential Impact of Large Data Sets Gregory Simon
Group Health Research Institute
USA
Biography
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 Registries Ping Qin
University of Oslo
Norway
Biography
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 Analyzing EMA Data for Suicidal Individuals Hanga Gafalvy
Columbia University
USA
Biography
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 Novel Approaches to Understanding and Preventing Suicide

Chair and Presenter
Ketamine in Suicide Prevention
Michael Grunebaum
Columbia University
USA
Biography
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 Network Analyses Derek de Beurs
Netherlands Institute for Health Services
Netherlands
Biography
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Using EMA to Monitor Suicidality Michael Armey
Brown University
USA
Biography
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Internet Interventions Helen Christensen
Black Dog Institute
Australia
Biography
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Impact of Suicide on Others

Chair and Presenter
Exposure to Suicide in High Schools
Madelyn Gould
Columbia University
USA
Biography
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 Exposure to Suicide in the Population Julie Cerel
University of Kentucky
USA
Biography
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Complicated Grief Kathy Shear
Columbia University
USA
Biography
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Bereavement James Bolton
University of Manitoba
Canada
Biography
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