Research Projects In Progress

The MSRC Research Program runs cutting-edge empirical studies to further the knowledge base on topics such as risk assessment, treatment, and prevention, as they pertain to suicidal behavior in the military.

MSRC would like to congratulate the following research teams who received funding to support these efforts in intervention, prevention, and treatment of suicide in the military. We look forward to our partnership with these experts and their esteemed colleagues.

Currently 21 projects are in progress.

Behavioral Ecomomics Intervention To Increase Treatment Seeking In The National Guard

Principal Investigator(s): Daniel Capron
University of Southern Mississippi

Building Stronger Allies

Principal Investigator(s): Brad Schmidt
Florida State University

Characterizing The Dynamics Of Acute Suicidal Affective Disturbance

Principal Investigator(s): April Smith
Miami University

Decreasing Suicide Risk Among Service Members With Posttraumatic Stress Using Written Exposure Therapy

Principal Investigator(s): Brian Marx
VA Boston Healthcare System, National Center for PTSD

Facilitating Assessment Of At-Risk Sailors With Technology (FAAST)

Principal Investigator(s): Lisa Brenner, Ph.D.
Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center, Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC)

Increasing Access to Insomnia Treatment to Decrease Suicide Risk through Computerized Insomnia Programs

Principal Investigator(s): Sarra Nazem
Denver VA Medical Center and the University of Colorado Medical Center

Increasing Connection To Care Among Military Service Members At Elevated Suicide Risk

Principal Investigator(s): Thomas Joiner , Peter Gutierrez
Florida State University

Long Term Follow-Up for the MSRC DARTS Clinical Trial

Principal Investigator(s): Brad Schmidt
Florida State University

Mobile Intepretation Bias Modification Clinical Trial

Principal Investigator(s): Daniel Capron
University of Southern Mississippi

Optimized Suicide Risk Detection and Management in Military Primary Care

Principal Investigator(s): Jessica Ribeiro
Florida State University

Personal And Professional Exposure To Suicide In Military Populations

Principal Investigator(s): Julie Cerel
University of Kentucky

Profiles of Behavioral Warning Signs for Suicide Attempts in the Prediction of Future Suicidality

Principal Investigator(s): Courtney Bagge
University of Mississippi Medical Center

Project Safe Guard

Principal Investigator(s): Michael Anestis
University of Southern Mississippi

Reconnecting: Improving Interoception to Reduce Suicidal Ideation in the Military

Principal Investigator(s): April Smith
Miami University

Suicide Risk and Sleep in Treatment

Principal Investigator(s): Lily Brown
University of Pennsylvania

Using Machine Learning to Distinguish among Active Duty, Veteran, and Civilian Suicidality

Principal Investigator(s): Joseph Franklin, Jessica Ribeiro
Florida State University