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Research to Practice Webinars

The SPRC Research to Practice Webinars address the science of suicide prevention in practical terms. They are designed for practitioners, researchers, and others working in the field. Each invitational webinar is 90 minutes in length and moderated by an SPRC staff member.

An archive of past webinars can be accessed using the Windows Media Player or the RealOne Player. Supplementary materials available for each session include a description of the webinar, speaker biographies, copies of presentation slides and handouts, and an audio recording of the event.

If there are particular topics you would like to see addressed in future Research to Practice Webinars, or if you are interested in participating in a future session, please contact Ms. Dominique Lieu, Training Specialist, SPRC Training Institute, at 202-572-2984 or

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm EST
Dr. Marian (Emmy) Betz, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Leslie S. Zun, MD, MBA, System Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Sinai Health System; Chairman & Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine; Secondary Appointment, Department of Psychiatry at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/Chicago Medical School
Michael H. Allen, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Medical Director, Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners
Edwin Boudreaux, PhD, Director of Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

With close to 500,000 patients visiting emergency departments (EDs) for self-inflicted injuries each year (NEISS,...