Cheryl King, Ph.D. is Director of the Youth Depression and Suicide Prevention Program in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. An active clinical educator, researcher, and public policy advocate, Dr. King is the recipient of multiple federal and private foundation grant awards for her clinical research pertaining to adolescent and young adult suicide prevention, and has published widely in this area. In addition to developing a social network intervention for acutely suicidal adolescents and a screening intervention for adolescents treated in emergency medical settings, Dr. King is working with her colleagues to develop an online screening and treatment linkage intervention for college students at elevated risk for suicide. She is also implementing a large-scale trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a community-based intervention for adolescents who are at elevated risk due to bullying or bullying victimization. Dr. King is on the Scientific Advisory Council of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She is also a Past President of the American Association of Suicidology, the Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers and the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.