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Ellen-ge Denton, Psy.D., M.S.

Ellen-ge Denton, Psy.D., M.S.

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Professional Background

Dr. Denton earned a BA in Psychology from Hampton Univerity (2003) then completed her doctorate in School Psychology at St. John's University (2008). She worked as a Psychologist at New York/Columbia Presbyterian Hospital Department of Pediatric Psychiatry and then as a Research Associate in the Cen...
Dr. Denton earned a BA in Psychology from Hampton Univerity (2003) then completed her doctorate in School Psychology at St. John's University (2008). She worked as a Psychologist at New York/Columbia Presbyterian Hospital Department of Pediatric Psychiatry and then as a Research Associate in the Center for Behavioral and Cardiovascular Health at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) Department of Medicine, where she completed a Masters in Biostatistics-Clinical Research Methods (2013).

Dr. Ellen-ge Denton is a licensed psychologist, with postdoctoral training in pediatric psychology, public health, and clinical research methods. Her overall research aim is to build mental health capacity and develop suicide prevention in resource limited settings. Her publications highlight biopsychosocial factors related to negative affect, depression, and suicide risk among diverse people groups. She currently serves on the steering committee for the Youth Suicide Research Consortium and A-Sanctuary orphanage in Guyana, South America. Dr. Denton has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses. She has found mentoring City University students to doctoral programs most-rewarding.

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Research (SMD)

Publications

Journal Articles

Culturally responsive assessment of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in youth of color.

Molock SD, Boyd RC, Alvarez K, Cha C, Denton EG, Glenn CR, Katz CC, Mueller AS, Meca A, Meza JI, Miranda R, Ortin-Peralta A, Polanco-Roman L, Singer JB, Zullo L, Miller AB

The American psychologist.. 2023 March 13 Epub 03/13/2023.

Longitudinal Patterns of Suicidality Among Heroin Users in Johannesburg, South Africa: A Need for Suicide Screening and Intervention

Morgan, N, Denton E., Subramaney U., Daniels W., & Steinert T.

Frontiers in Psychiatry. 2022; 13.

Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR): suicide prevention for youth at highest risk in Guyana

Denton, E.

Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. 2020; 51(2): 189-196.

Clinical risk factors among youth at high risk for suicide in South Africa and Guyana

Thornton, V., Asanbe C., and Denton, E.

Depression and Anxiety. 2019; : 1-10.

The benefits of neighborhood racial diversity: Neighborhood factors and its association with increased physical activity in ACS patients

Denton E., Green P., Newman J., Siqin Y., Davidson K. W., Schwartz J.

International Journal of Cardiology. 2014; 173: 517-518.

Books

APA: Population Health Science Summit Research Synthesis (2023)

Chapter: Community Based Infrastructures that contribute to the mental health of youth.

Authors: Alvarez, K. & Denton E.

Publisher: Springer 2023

Handbook of Youth Suicide Prevention: Integrating Research into Practice (2020)

Chapter: Suicide Prevention through Community Capacity Building

Authors: Peterson, H. & Denton E

Publisher: Springer 2020