Gregory Simon, MD, MPH

Personal Statement

I bring a practical approach to mental health research, working to break down barriers between research and real-world health care.


B.A. Rice University May, 1978
M.D. University of North Carolina May, 1982
M.P.H. University of Washington May, 1990
Intern Internal Medicine University of Washington Hospitals 6/82-6/83
Resident Internal Medicine University of Washington Hospitals 7/83-6/85
Resident Psychiatry Massachusetts General Hospital 7/85-6/88
Fellow Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program University of Washington 7/88-7/90

Recent Publications

Predicting suicide attempts and suicide deaths among adolescents following outpatient visits.
(2021 Jul 1)
J Affect Disord 294(): 39-47
Penfold RB, Johnson E, Shortreed SM, Ziebell RA, Lynch FL, Clarke GN, Coleman KJ, Waitzfelder BE, Beck AL, Rossom RC, Ahmedani BK, Simon GE

Development of a Symptom-Focused Model to Guide the Prescribing of Antipsychotics in Children and Adolescents: Results of the First Phase of the Safer and Targeted Use of Antipsychotics (SUAY) Clinical Trial.
(2021 May 4)
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry
Penfold RB, Thompson EE, Hilt RJ, Schwartz N, Robb AS, Correll CU, Newton D, Rogalski K, Earls MF, Kowatch RA, Beck A, Yarborough BJH, Crystal S, Vitiello B, Kelleher KJ, Simon GE

Is Learning Worth the Trouble? - Improving Health Care System Participation in Embedded Research.
(2021 Jul 1)
N Engl J Med 385(1): 5-7
Platt R, Simon GE, Hernandez AF

Evaluating the Cross-Cultural Measurement Invariance of the PHQ-9 between American Indian/Alaska Native Adults and Diverse Racial and Ethnic Groups.
(2021 Apr)
J Affect Disord Rep 4():
Harry ML, Coley RY, Waring SC, Simon GE

Clinical risk prediction models and informative cluster size: Assessing the performance of a suicide risk prediction algorithm.
(2021 May 24)
Biom J
Coley RY, Walker RL, Cruz M, Simon GE, Shortreed SM

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