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Courtney Bagge, PhD

Courtney Bagge
  • Research Investigator, Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

  • Psychologist, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

  • Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan


  • Fine-grained assessment of suicidal thoughts and behaviors
  • Development of event-based methodologies to evaluate warning signs for low-base rate outcomes (e.g., opioid overdose)
  • Evaluation of acute sole-and simultaneous use of substances in relation to suicide behavior
  • Examination of brief real-world interventions to prevent suicidal behavior during high-risk transitions in care


  • Chair, VA HSR&D/CSR&D, Measurement of Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Work Group, 2024
  • Faculty Research Mentorship Award, Selected by Psychology Interns, Psychology Residency Training Program, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2019
  • Shneidman Award (outstanding contributions to research in the field of suicidology), American Association of Suicidology, 2017
  • Expert in Alcohol as a Short-Term Risk Factor for Suicide, National Institute of Mental Health, Mechanisms Underlying Suicide Risk: Integrating RDoC to Inform Novel and Personalized Interventions Workgroup, 2016
  • Rapporteur, World Health Organization, Substance Use and Suicide in the International Context Workgroup, 2016
  • Expert in Suicide, Research Prioritization Task Force. A Prioritized Research Agenda for Suicide Prevention: An Action Plan to Save Lives. National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (NAASP)/NIH, 2014
  • Fellow, International Alcohol Medical Scholar’s Program, 2013
  • New Investigator of the Year, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Women’s Issues Special Interest Group, 2009