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Holly C. Wilcox, Ph.D.

Holly Wilcox

Assistant Professor
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Bloomberg Children’s Center, Level 12
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
1800 Orleans St.
Baltimore, MD 21237



Johns Hopkins University

Special Interests:

Predictors of Psychiatric Disorders


Holly C. Wilcox, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and coordinator of the MHS program, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She received her M.A. from New York University in 1997 and her Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 2003. Her research includes the study of the development of psychiatric disorders among children and adolescents; developmental psychopathology; and community-based interventions to prevent or treat psychiatric disorders. She tracks the symptoms, disorders and resilience of childhood and adolescence into adulthood, and the effectiveness of therapies and other interventions. Honors and awards include a National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) Young Investigator Award, 2005-2007; The Harold and Sylvia Halpert Endowment Award, 2003, Johns Hopkins University; an Individual National Research Service Award, 2001-2003, at Johns Hopkins University; and the National Research Service Award, 1998-2001, in support of predoctoral research at Johns Hopkins.

Selected Publications:
Wilcox HC, Anthony JC. Child & Adolescent Clinical Features as Forerunners of Adult Onset Major Depressive Disorder: Retrospective evidence from an Epidemiological Sample.  Journal of Affective Disorders. 2004; 82(1): 9-20.

Wilcox HC, Conner K, Caine E. Risk for suicide associated with drug use disorders: An empirical review. Drug & Alcohol Dependence. 2004; 76S: S11-S19.

Wilcox HC, Anthony JC. The Development of Suicide Ideation & Attempts:  An Epidemiologic Study of First Graders Followed Into Young Adulthood. Drug & Alcohol Dependence. 2004; 76S: S53-S67.

Wilcox, HC, Kellam, SG, Brown, CH, Poduska, J, Ialongo, NS & Anthony, JC. The Estimated Impact of a Randomized Early Classroom-Based Intervention on Youthful Suicide-Related Behaviors. In Press, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2008.

Wilcox, H.C., Kuramoto, S.J., Tunkle, J.  The Impact of Suicide on the Family. In: Amresh Shrivastava (Ed.): In Press Handbook of Suicide Behavior. Royal College of Psychiatrists. London, UK. 2008

Phone: 410-502-0629

Fax: 410-955-8691

Email: hwilcox1@jhmi.edu