Jennifer Hughes, Ph.D., M.P.H., is a Licensed Psychologist with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.

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TX License #36863; Expires 1/31/2021

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Education & Training
  • Graduate School - University of Texas Health Sci, Public Health
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Association of Suicidology (2014)
  • American Psychological Association - Division 53 Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (2012)
  • Dallas Psychological Association (2015)
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) (2006)
  • American Psychological Association (2006)
Honors & Awards
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Young Investigator Award 2012-2014, "Self Harm and Suicide Attempt Risk: Evaluation of an Intervention for Youths with Self Harm Behavior"
  • Child Intervention, Prevention, and Services (CHIPS) Fellowship, National Institute of Mental Health 2012
  • Integrated Study Center in Mood Disorders Fellowship, Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior at University of California, Los Angeles 2010-2011
  • Recipient of UT Southwestern Graduate School Ida M. Green Award 2009, UT Southwestern Graduate School award given to female scientist for outstanding commitment to the well-being of fellow graduates, research excellence, and exceptional community service activities
  • Co-recipient of Carmen Miller Michael Award 2010, UT Southwestern Psychology departmental award given to a student who has demonstrated excellence in scholarship and service
  • Selected as Level 1 Participant, Summer Research Institute in Suicide Prevention, an NIMH-funded program at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 2008
Books & Publications
  • Dr. Hughes serves as the Head of the Risk and Resilience Network in the UT Southwestern Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care (Director: Madhukar Trivedi, MD). Broadly, Dr. Hughes' research explores the efficacy and effectiveness of psychosocial treatments for building resilience, the prevention and treatment of youth depression, and addressing suicide in youth.