Annette Erlangsen

Honorary Associate Professor
ANU College of Health and Medicine

Areas of expertise

  • Mental Health 111714
  • Epidemiology 111706


Annette Erlangsen PhD is an Associate Professor and Head of program at the Danish Research Institute for Suicide Prevention in Denmark. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Mental Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA and Honorary Associated Professor at the Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Australia. Dr. Erlangsen is currently the Secretary General of International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP). She is also the national representative for Denmark as well as co-chair of the Special Interest Group on Suicide in Older Adults for the same organisation. In Denmark, she is a member of the National Partnership for Suicide Prevention. In addition, she is member of the Editorial Board of Lancet Psychiatry, Crisis, and Suicidology Online. In 2014 she was awarded the Alexander Gralnick Award from the American Association of Suicidology as well as the Danish Nordentoft Award and has earlier received the Young Lecturer Award at the European Symposium for Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour.Dr. Erlangsen’s research interests within suicide prevention include high risk populations, older adults, bereaved by suicide, affected by suicide attempt, and psychosocial interventions and eHealth interventions. Her work has been published in numerous scientific journals, including Science, JAMA, BMJ, and Lancet.

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