Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

Personnel

Gregory Brown, Ph.D.

Gregory Brown, Ph.D.
Director
gregbrow@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
2158984104

Dr. Brown is a Research Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and a VISN 4 MIRECC Investigator and Clinical Psychologist at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center. He is the Director of the Center for the 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. His areas of expertise include suicide risk assessment and developing and testing interventions for the prevention of suicide behavior. Dr. Brown serves as a standing member of two grant review panels, VA Mental Health Services (A) and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. He has served as a consultant to NIMH for evaluating suicide risk assessment measures for intervention research and analysis of NIH suicide research portfolio.


Kelly L. Green, Ph.D

Kelly L. Green, Ph.D
Research Associate
kelgreen@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
215-746-7337

Dr. Green is a Research Associate in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. Her program of research is focused on suicide prevention. Specifically, her current work involves investigating novel interventions and services for individuals at-risk for suicide, in addition to examining mechanisms of change in Cognitive Therapy for Suicide Prevention. She is also interested in risk factors for suicide and suicide attempts, particularly in the area of cognitive vulnerabilities. Dr. Green’s clinical expertise includes cognitive behavioral interventions for the treatment of suicidal ideation and behaviors, in addition to mood and anxiety disorders in adults and adolescents. She provides training and consultation in suicide risk assessment and management and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to clinicians in diverse settings across the country.


Shari Jager-Hyman, Ph.D

Shari Jager-Hyman, Ph.D
Research Associate
shari.Jager-Hyman @pennmedicine.upenn.edu
215-746-3944

Dr. Jager-Hyman received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Temple University and completed her predoctoral clinical internship at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York. She joined the Aaron T. Beck Psychopathology Research Center (ATB-PRC) as an NRSA postdoctoral fellow in September of 2012. Broadly, Dr. Jager-Hyman’s primary research interests focus on risk factors and treatment of self-directed violence, as well as mood and personality disorders. Her clinical interests include cognitive behavioral interventions for suicidal thoughts and behaviors in addition to mood and anxiety disorders. At the ATB-PRC, she serves as the Project Director for a study examining cognitive biases in individuals who attempted suicide. Through The Beck Initiative, Dr. Jager-Hyman also enjoys training community therapists and therapists who serve chronically homeless individuals in the implementation of Cognitive Therapy. 


Jennifer Greene, M.S.

Jennifer Greene, M.S.
Clinical Research Coordinator
jjackso2@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
215-746-2949

Jennifer Greene, M.S., is a Clinical Research Coordinator for the Center for Prevention of Suicide within the Aaron T. Beck Psychopathology Research Center. She has worked for the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine since 2003.



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