Who We Are

The Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) is a collaboration of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) and the Education Development Center (EDC).  Both organizations have extensive experience in addressing suicide and suicide prevention.  URMC directs the Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide (CSPS), and EDC operates the national Suicide Prevention Resource Center.

ICRC-S Faculty Publications

ICRC-S Leadership

Eric Caine, M.D., John Romano Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC)
Yeates Conwell, M.D., Professor and Vice Chair of URMC’s Department of Psychiatry
Jerry Reed, Ph.D., M.S.W., EDC Vice President and Director of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Injury, Violence and Suicide.

ICRC-S Faculty and Staff

University of Rochester

Catherine Cerulli, J.D., Ph.D., Director of the Susan B. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership and the Laboratory of Interpersonal Violence and Victimization (LIVV) and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Rochester
Ken Conner, Psy.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor - Professor of Psychiatry and Director, VISN 2 Center of Excellence for Suicide Prevention at VA Medical Center at Canandaigua
Wendi Cross, Ph.D., Associate Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Services and Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental & Behavioral Pediatrics at the University of Rochester
Kerry Knox, Ph.D., Professor at URMC’s Department of Psychiatry
Natalie Mai-Dixon, Senior Health Project Coordinator in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester
Holly Murphy, RTI Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester
Anthony R. Pisani, Ph.D., Associate Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Family/Marriage and Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD), University of Rochester
Vince Silenzio, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Laboratory of Informatics and Network Computational Studies / Network Science Lab at the University of Rochester
Marc Swogger, Ph.D., Assistant Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Research (SMD), University of Rochester Medical Center
Kimberly A. Van Orden, Ph.D., Assistant Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Research (SMD), University of Rochester
Ann Marie White, Ed.D. -- Director of the Office of Mental Health Promotion (OMHP) and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center

Education Development Center Staff

Jennifer Allison, Ph.D., ICRC-S Outreach Core Director, jallison@edc.org (617) 618-2918
Cindy Rodgers, ICRC-S Training and Technical Assistance Associate, crodgers@edc.org
Bekah Thomas, ICRC-S Training and Technical Assistance Associate, rthomas@edc.org (617) 618-2178