Scientific Presentations & Conference Proceedings

Luxton, D. D., (2022, June). Maximizing Telehealth Capabilities Across Settings: Pros, Cons, and Risk Management Best Practices, Washington Healthcare Risk Management Society, Seattle, WA.

Reiter, S., Anderson, T., Luxton, D. D., Lexcen, F., (2022, March). Juvenile Competence Evaluations Across Settings: Comparing Outcomes and Individual Differences. American Psychology-Law Society, Denver, CO.

Luxton, D. D. (2021, December). Telehealth Services in the Public Sector: The Latest Best Practices and Recommendations. DCT Grand Rounds, Minnesota Department of Human Services, Minnesota.

Luxton, D. D. & Relova, R. (2021, July). Can AI Save Lives? Big Data and Machine Learning in Suicide Prevention. Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT) 17/18th Annual Congress, Los Angeles, CA.

Luxton, D. D. (2021, May). Mobile Health Technologies and Suicide Prevention Innovation. NIMH Virtual Workshop: Sleep and Suicide Prevention: Advancing Innovation and Intervention Opportunity (via videoconference).

Luxton, D. D. (2021, March). Forensic Evaluations via Videoconferencing: Best Practices. Law and Mental Health, University of New Mexico (via videoconference).

Luxton, D. D. (2020, December). Telehealth Updates and Guidelines You Need to Know. Evergreen Council for Problematic Gambling. (via videoconference).

Luxton, D. D., Ott, B., Gentile, J. K. (Chair) (2020, August). AI and Deep Learning in Psychological Interventions: Options, Effectiveness, and User Reactions. American Psychological Association (Virtual Symposium).

Luxton, D. D. (2020, June). HIPAA and Privacy During Telehealth Services: Requirements and Best Practices. COAP Community of Practice, New York University (via videoconference).

Luxton, D. D., Hill, R. M., Relova, R. M., & June, J. D. (2019, April). State of the Art Suicide Prevention and Treatment Technologies. 52nd Annual Conference, American Association of Suicidology, Denver, CO.

Luxton, D. D., Reger, M. A., Smolenski, D., Skopp, N. & Relova, R. M., & June, J. D. (2019, April). Caring Letters for Military Suicided Prevention: Results and Recommendations. 52nd Annual Conference, American Association of Suicidology, Denver, CO.

Luxton, D. D. & Mony, N. (2019, March). Suicide Prevention in Healthcare. Northwest Rural Health Conference, Seatac, WA.

Luxton, D. D. (2018, December). Caring Contacts: An Evidence-Based Intervention. Health Resources & Services Administration Webinar.

Mony, N. & Luxton, D. D. (2018, September). Suicide Prevention & Awareness in the Workplace. Governor’s Industrial Safety & Health Conference, Spokane, WA.

Luxton, D. D. & Riek, L. (2018, August). Psychology can make the impossible possible: Technology & Ethics. American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Luxton, D. D. (2018, April). Telemental Health: How to Expand Your Practice. Masters Lecture. California Psychological Association, La Jolla, CA.

Luxton, D. D. (2018, April). Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Care Providers: The Future is Here. William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis & Psychology. New York, NY.

Reger, M. A., Tucker, R., Matarazzo, B., Comtois, K. A., Luxton, D. D., Landes, S., Keen, A. D., et al. (2018, April). Implementation Methods for the Caring Contacts Suicide Prevention Intervention. American Association of Suicidality, Washington DC.

Rivera, A., Powell, T., Boyko, E., Lee., R., Faix., D., Luxton, D. D., Rull, R. (2018, March). new-onset asthma among US military service members. Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Conference (NMCPHC), Norfolk, VA.

Luxton, D. D. (2018, February). Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Care Providers: Are You Ready for the Future? Antioch University, Seattle WA.

Luxton, D. D. (Moderator) (2017, December). Data Innovations. Symposium on Violence Prevention. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD.

Luxton, D. D. (2017, October). Artificial Intelligence in Behavioral Healthcare: Are You Ready for the Future? Keynote, 33rd Annual Pacific Rim Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Luxton, D. D. (2017, October). Technological Tools for Suicide Prevention. Keynote, 33rd Annual Pacific Rim Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Luxton, D. D. (2017, October). Should Artificial Intelligence Replace Humans in Health Care? 33rd Annual Pacific Rim Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Luxton, D. D., Relova, M., & MacRae, F. (2017, August). Caring Letters for Suicide Prevention: Implementation Strategies for the Military and VA Healthcare Systems. DoD/VA Annual Suicide Prevention Conference, Denver, CO.

Lalic, K., Nikolic, V., Stelzer, M. …Luxton, D. D. (2017, August). Evaluating the Effectiveness of Caring Letters Program’s Medium of Communication Based on Participant Engagement. DoD/VA Annual Suicide Prevention Conference, Denver, CO.

Luxton, D. D., (2017, May). Overview of AI and Technology Tools: Implementation and Ethical Considerations. Artificial Intelligence and Technology Tools for Mental health, Well-being and Resilience. Invited talk given at the Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI) Forum, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY.

Luxton, D. D. & Lewis, I. (2017, May). Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health. WASPC Spring Exposition & Training Conference. Spokane, WA.

Brearly, T. W., Shura, R. D., Martindale, S. L., Lazowski, R., Luxton, D. D., Shenal, B., & Rowland, J. A. (2017, February). Neuropsychological test administration by videoconference: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New Orleans, LA.

Luxton, D. D. (2016, November). Artificial Intelligence Applications in Cancer Prevention and Treatment. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle WA.

Luxton, D. D. (2016, November). Telehealth Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Services. Western State Hospital. Lakewood, WA.

Luxton, D. D. (2016, October). Technological approaches to Suicide Prevention. Atlanta Stands Up To Bullying, Atlanta, GA.

Rivera, A., Powell, T., Boyko, E., Lee., R., Faix., D., Luxton, D. D., Rull, R. (2016, November). Risk factors of new-onset asthma among US military service members in relation to the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan: A 12-year prospective study. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Luxton, D. D. (2016, August). The Future of Mobile Health Technologies in Behavioral Health Care. 2016 APA Annual Convention, Denver CO.

Luxton, D. D. (2016, August). Technological Tools for Suicide Prevention: What’s Available and How to Incorporate Them Into Care. 2016 APA Annual Convention, Denver CO.

Luxton, D. D. (2016, May). Best Practices for the Assessment, Treatment, and Management of Suicide Risk for Our Military Veterans. 2016 Washington State Serving Those Who Served Conference, Yakima WA.

Luxton, D. D. & Maheu, M. (2016, March). Tele-behavioral Health: New Technologies, Opportunities, and Best Practices for Integrated Care. 2016 Telemedicine Conference, Seattle, WA.

Yeo, J., Stelzer, M. Shere, L., Kolade., L. Saini, G….Luxton, D. D. (2016, January). Caring Contacts for Suicide Prevention: A Model for Post-Hospitalization Support for Community Care and Crisis Support Settings. 14th Annual Community Health Symposium, Stanford, CA.

Kaslow, N., Crooks, C., Luxton, D. D., & Dunn, S. (2015, December). ReliefLink: A preventative Mobile Toolkit for Follow-up Behavioral Health Care. Defense Innovations. Austin TX.

Kerbrat, A, Comtois, K, Luxton, D. D., Atkins, D, & Stiles, B (2015, October). Acquired Capability for Suicide Among Active Duty Military Personnel. International Summit on Suicide Research, New York, NY.

Rull, R., & Luxton, D. D. (2015, October). The Millennium Cohort Study: Maximizing survey and enterprise data for longitudinal health research. NATO Science and Technology Organization (STO), Human Factors and Medicine Panel Symposium on: "Health Surveillance and Informatics in Missions: Multidisciplinary Approaches and Perspectives." 12-14 Oct 2015, Paris, France.

Luxton, D. D. (2015, August). Mobile Health Technologies (mHealth) and Evidence-Based Apps: What to Use Now and in the Future. American Psychological Association, 2015 Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.

Luxton, D. D. (2015, August). Artificial Intelligence in Psychological Practice: Applications and Implications. Paper Presentation. American Psychological Association, 2015 Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.

Luxton, D. D. (2015, August). Technology and Psychology: Helping Service Members, Veterans, and their Family Members. Presidential Programming. American Psychological Association, 2015 Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.

Luxton, D. D. (2015, June). Caring Emails for Military Suicide Prevention. In D. D. Luxton (Chair), Post-Treatment Technology-Based Caring Contacts for Suicide Prevention. 28th World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, Montreal, Canada.

Luxton, D. D. (2015, June). Caring Contacts for Suicide Prevention, Key Note, Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium, Fairlee, VT.

Luxton, D. D., (2015, May). Best Practices for Telebehavioral Health Safety Management. In E. Nelson (Chair), Implementing Safety Risk Management and Telebehavioral Health for Special Populations. American Telemedicine Association 2015 Meeting, Los Angeles, CA.

Luxton, D. D., Millar, J., Smart, B., Valor, E., Wynsberghe, A, & Riek, L (Chair). (2015, March). The Emerging Policy and Ethics of Human Robot Interaction. Workshop given at the 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. Portland, OR.

Kolade, L., Shere, L., Gill, S., G. Saini, G., MacRae, F. Kuppuswamy, M., Relova, R. M., Lee, T., & Luxton, D. D. (2015, March). Post-hospitalization Caring Contacts for Suicide Prevention Provide Active Crisis Intervention Benefit at VA Palo Alto. Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research. New Orleans, LA.

Kuemmel, A., & Luxton, D. D. (2015, February). Best Telehealth Practices with Rehabilitation Populations: Ethical, Legal, Privacy, and Safety Considerations. Rehabilitation Psychology 2015 (RP15) 17th Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.

Luxton, D. D. (2015, February). The Millennium Cohort Study: Protecting the Health and Wellbeing of Service Members and Veterans. Keynote Speaker, Council on Aspirin for Health and Prevention. 2015 Annual Meeting. La Jolla, CA.

Luxton, D. D. (2015, January). Post Treatment Caring Contacts for Suicide Prevention. American Association of Suicidology, 2015 Webinar.

Luxton, D. D. (2014, December). Intelligent Autonomous Care Providers: The Future of Behavioral Health Care and Self-Care. Healthcare Unbound, San Diego, CA.

Rull, R. & Luxton, D. D. (2014, November). Leveraging the Millennium Cohort Study to Investigate the Impact of Deployment on Cancer. Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center Epidemiology Subject Matter Expert Exchange. Silver Spring, MD.

Skopp, N.A., Smolenski, D.J., Sheppard, S.C., Bush, N.E., & Luxton, D.D. (2014, November). Comparison of Suicide Decedents and Suicide Attempters in the US Army: A Latent Class Analysis. Presented as part of the Trauma and Suicide in Military Personnel and Veterans: Contribution of Pre-Military, Military, and Post-Military Factors Symposium at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 30th Annual Meeting, Miami, FL.

Luxton, D. D. (2014, September). Artificial Intelligence in Mental Health Care and Research: Applications, Opportunities, and Implications. Grand Rounds presentation at the University of Washington's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Seattle, WA.

Luxton, D. D., June, J., & Comtois, K. (2014, August). Can Post Treatment Follow-up Contacts Prevent Suicide Behavior?, American Psychological Association 2014 Annual Convention, Washington DC.

Luxton, D. D., Johnson, K. & Kerbrat, A., (2014, April). Gender differences in suicide risk in a military clinical sample. 47th Annual Conference, American Association of Suicidology, Los Angeles, CA.

Bryan, C. J., Gutierez, P., M., Luxton, D. D., O’Connor, S., Comtois, K. A., Jobes, D. A., et al. (2014, April). Predictors of Suicidality among help-seeking active duty Military and OEF/OIF veterans: Analysis of baseline data from current clinical trials. Symposium conducted at the 47th Annual Conference, American Association of Suicidology, Los Angeles, CA.

Saini, G., Gill, S., Shere, L., MacRae, F., Kuppuswamy, M., Relova, R., Lee, T., & Luxton, D. D., (2014, April). Caring Letters: A Suicide Prevention Randomized Controlled Trial at the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System. ACRP 2014 Global Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.

Luxton, D. D., (2013, May). Usability and feasibility of Smartphone two-way video technology for telehealth applications, accepted e-Poster presentation. American Telemedicine Association 2013 Annual Conference, Austin TX.

Saini, G., Gill, S., Shere, L., MacRae, F., Kuppuswamy, M., Relova, R., Lee, T., & Luxton, D. D., (2013, June). Caring Letters for Suicide Prevention: Implementation of A Randomized Controlled Trial at the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System. 3rd Annual Stanford University School of Medicine Neuroscience Research Forum, Palo Alto, CA.

Luxton, D. D., Skopp, N. A., & Maguen. S. (2012, November). Gender Differences in Depression and PTSD Symptoms Following Combat Exposure. In D. D. Luxton (Chair), Gender Differences in War-Zone Stressors and Post-Deployment Mental Health Among U.S. Service Members and Veterans Returning From Deployment to Afghanistan or Iraq. Symposium conducted at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 28th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles CA.

Maguen, S., Luxton, D. D., Skopp, N. A., & Madden, E. (2012, November). Gender Differences in Traumatic Experiences and Mental Health in Active Duty Soldiers Redeployed from Iraq and Afghanistan: Implications for Evaluation and Treatment. In D. D. Luxton (Chair), Gender Differences in War-Zone Stressors and Post-Deployment Mental Health Among U.S. Service Members and Veterans Returning From Deployment to Afghanistan or Iraq. Symposium conducted at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 28th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles. CA.

Luxton, D. D., Mishkind, M. C., Kramer, G., Shore, P., & Center, K. (2012, May). In-home Telemental Health: Advancing Care for Service Members, Veterans, and their Families. Panel presentation given at the American Telemedicine Association Annual Conference, San Jose CA.

Reger, M. A., Luxton, D. D., Skopp, N., Bush, N., Gahm, G. A. (2012, June). Suicide Surveillance: The DoD Suicide Event Report. Presented at the Annual DoD/VA Suicide Prevention Conference, Washington DC.

Luxton, D. D. (2011, August). Caring Letters Project: A Military Suicide-Prevention Pilot Program. Paper Session, American Psychological Association, Washington DC.

Luxton, D. D., June, J., & Kinn, J. T. (2011, March). Technology-Based Suicide Prevention: Current Applications and Future Directions. Invited talk given at the 2011 DoD/VA Suicide Prevention Conference, Boston MA.

Skopp, N., Reger, M., Luxton, D. D., Kinn, J., Bush, N., & Gahm, G. (2011, March). Linking the Department of Defense Suicide Event Report (DoDSER) and the CDC National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS): Using technology to understand suicide among military personnel. Poster presentation at the 27th annual CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Luxton, D. D., Rudd, M. D., & Skopp, N. A. (2010, August). Disrupted Sleep and Suicidal Thinking in a Clinical Military Sample. Poster Session, APA 2010, San Diego CA.

Luxton, D. D. & Kinn, J. T. (2010, January). Caring Letters Project. Invited talk given at the 2010 DoD/VA Suicide Prevention Conference, Washington DC.

Luxton, D. D. (2010, October). Caring Letters: A Suicide Prevention Strategy. Grand Rounds presentation at the University of Washington's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Seattle, WA.

Maguen, S., Luxton, D. D., Skopp, N. A., Gahm, G. A., Reger, M. A., Metzler, T. J., & Marmar, C. R. (2010, February). Killing in combat, mental health symptoms, and suicidal ideation in Iraq War Veterans. Paper presented at 2011 VA Health Services Research and Development Conference, National Harbor, MD.

Skopp, N. A, Bush, N., Luxton, D. D. & Sirotin, A. (2010, November). Childhood Adversity and Military Suicide: Military Unit Cohesion and Intimate Relationships as Protective Factors. Paper Presentation, ISTSS, Montreal Quebec, Canada.

Skopp, N. A, Luxton, D. D., Bush, N., Kinn, J., Reger, M. A. & Gahm, G. A. (2010, August). Military Suicide Surveillance and Research. Force Health Protection 13th Annual Conf., Phoenix, AZ.

Bush, N., Skopp, N. A., & Luxton, D. D. (2010, August). Posttraumatic Growth and Suicidal Ideation after Deployment and Combat Exposure. Poster Session, 13th Annual Force Health Protection Conference 2010, Phoenix AZ.

Skopp, N. A., Swanson, R. D., Luxton, D. D., Reger, M. A., Maxwell, J., Kessler, R., & Gahm, G. A. (2010, August). Validation of Selected Post-Deployment Health Reassessment Program PTSD, Depression, and Hazardous Alcohol Consumption Screening Measures. Poster Session, APA 2010, San Diego CA.

Bush, N., Skopp, N. A., & Luxton, D. D. (2010, August). Posttraumatic Spiritual Growth and Suicidal Ideation in the US Military, Poster Session, APA 2010, San Diego CA.

Luxton, D. D., Rudd, M. D., Reger, M. A., & Gahm, G. A. (2009, August). Evaluation of the R-SIS for Military Suicide Risk Assessment. Poster Session. APA 2009, Toronto, CA.

Gahm, G. A., Reger, M. A., Luxton, D. D., Skopp, N. A., & Lee, J. A. (2009). DoD Suicide Event Report: Calendar Year 2008 Annual Report. National Center for Telehealth & Technology, Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Healh & TBI. Presentation to the DoD Task Force on the Prevention of Suicide by Members of the Armed Forces, San Diego, CA.

Gahm, G. A., Ciulla R., Reger, M. A., Luxton, D. D., Skopp, N. A., Ruzek, J., & Kuhn, E. (2009, August). Update on Novel Treatment Studies by the National Center for Telehealth & Technology in the InTRuST Consortium. Poster Session. Military Health Research Forum, Kansas City, MO.

Ingram, R., Karlson, C., Hamilton, N., Olson, C., Stevens, N., & Luxton, D. D. (2009). Depression bias in the perception of sleep. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine. Montreal, Canada.

Karlson, C., Hamilton, N., Nelson, C., Luxton, D. D., & Singh, S. (2009, April). The effects of depression and sleep on heart rate reactivity. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine. Montreal, Canada.

Luxton, D. D. (2008). PTSD: Diagnostic and treatment considerations. Invited colloquium series talk given at the University of Kansas.

Luxton, D. D., & Farrell-Higgins, J. (2008, May). Change in hope is associated with inpatient PTSD treatment outcomes. Accepted Poster Session. APS Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Luxton, D. D., Matson, L., & Ingram, R. E. (2008, August). Effects of inconsistent parenting on development of uncertain self-esteem and depression vulnerability. Accepted Poster Session. Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Matson, L. D., Luxton, D. D., & Ingram, R. E. (2007, May). Attachment and Vulnerability to Depression: The Role of View of Self and Emotion Regulation. Poster Session. Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL.

Luxton D. D., Hamilton, N., Karlson, C. & Matson, L. (2007, March). The impact of pre-sleep arousal and mental control on sleep quality. Poster Session. Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Hamilton, N., Luxton, D. D., Karlson, C., Catley, D. & Templin, J. (2006, March). Sleep and the diurnal affect curve. Poster Session. Annual Convention of the American Psychosomatic Society, Denver, CO.

Karlson, J., Karlson, C., Hamilton, N., Nelson, C., & Luxton, D. D. (2006, August). Relationship between subjective and objective measures of sleep duration and sleep efficiency. Poster Session. Annual convention of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans.

Luxton, D. D., Ingram, R. E., & Wenzlaff, R. M. (2005, August). Uncertain self-esteem, future thinking, and depression vulnerability, Poster Session, American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.

Ingram, R.E, Pennington, S., & Luxton, D. D. (2004, March). Hostility and depression risk. Poster Session. Society of Behavioral Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

Luxton, D. D. (2003, May). Self-esteem uncertainty and depression vulnerability. Hot Topic Discussion. American Psychological Society Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Luxton, D. D., & Wenzlaff, R. M. (2002, June). The role of thought suppression in depressive rumination. Poster Session. 14th Annual Convention, American Psychological Society, New Orleans.

Luxton, D. D. (2002). Self-Esteem Uncertainty. Invited research talk given at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Luxton, D. D. & Swinkels, A. (2000). Y2K; preparation or paranoia? Poster Session. Southwestern Psychological Association 2000 Annual Convention, Albuquerque, NM.

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