Jeff Bridge, Ph.D.

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Biography
Dr. Bridge is an epidemiologist and principal investigator in the Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He earned a Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Bridge’s research focuses on the epidemiology of suicidal behavior in young people, neurocognitive vulnerability to suicidal behavior, and on improving the quality of care for suicidal youth and adolescents who have attempted suicide. Dr. Bridge currently receives funding from the National Institute of Mental Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) for his research in these areas.
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Pfizer Award Lecture, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), 2011
  • Research Award, Health Policy Institute of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, 2007
Professional Experience

2009 - Present Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

2006 - Present Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Principal Investigator

2004 - 2006 Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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