Holly C. Wilcox, Ph.D.

Holly C. Wilcox, Ph.D.Holly Wilcox, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mental Health, with joint appointments in the departments of Health Policy and Management as well as the Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine and Education. A psychiatric epidemiologist, Dr. Wilcox is primarily focused on the prevention of suicide in practice-based settings; her work focuses on population-based research on suicidal behaviors, the evaluation of the impact of community-based universal suicide prevention programs, and data linkage strategies to inform suicide prevention. Dr. Wilcox is involved in suicide prevention research in schools, emergency departments, and other settings. She leads a multidisciplinary, interdepartmental suicide prevention workgroup at Johns Hopkins, and is co-chair of Governor Hogan’s Maryland Commission on Suicide Prevention and Maryland’s Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Network (MD-SPIN).