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Holly Wilcox, PhD — Contributing Investigator

Holly C. Wilcox, PhD, has a joint faculty appointment as an Associate Professor in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and the Bloomberg School of Public Health Department of Mental Health.  Dr. Wilcox received her PhD in psychiatric epidemiology from Johns Hopkins with post-doctoral training in developmental psychopathology and behavior genetics.  Her research focuses on the etiology and prevention of suicide over the course of adolescence and into young adulthood.  She is currently involved in a large epidemiological study of suicide attempts among young people originally recruited in Baltimore in first grade and followed into adulthood.  She leads a study of early trauma exposure, HPA axis function, and risk for suicide attempts among young people at familial risk for recurrent early-onset depression.  She has also been involved in the evaluation of several school-based universal prevention programs.


Contact Information:
Holly Wilcox, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
550 N. Broadway Room 206A
Baltimore, MD 21205
Tel: 410 502-0629