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Nicole Heilbron, PhD

Vice Chair, Clinical Services
Co-Division Director, Child & Family Mental Health & Community Psychiatry; Adult Psychiatry & Psychology (interim)
Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics
Division: 
Child & Family Mental Health & Developmental Neuroscience
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Office: 3527, 2608 Erwin Road, Suite 300, Durham, NC 27705
Campus Mail: DUMC 3527, 2608 Erwin Road, Suite 300, Durham, NC 27705

Child clinical psychology, child and adolescent trauma and maltreatment, nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI), suicide-related thoughts and behaviors, mood and anxiety disorders, OCD, couples therapy

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2007

Publications

Dawson, Geraldine, Jessica M. Sun, Jennifer Baker, Kimberly Carpenter, Scott Compton, Megan Deaver, Lauren Franz, et al. “A Phase II Randomized Clinical Trial of the Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Umbilical Cord Blood Infusion for Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.” J Pediatr 222 (July 2020): 164-173.e5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.03.011.

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Howard, Jill, J Nathan Copeland, Elizabeth J. Gifford, Jennifer Lawson, Yu Bai, Nicole Heilbron, and Gary Maslow. “Brief Report: Classifying Rates of Students with Autism and Intellectual Disability in North Carolina: Roles of Race and Economic Disadvantage.” J Autism Dev Disord, May 13, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-020-04527-y.

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Maslow, Gary R., Adrienne Banny, McLean Pollock, Kristen Stefureac, Kendra Rosa, Barbara Keith Walter, Katherine Hobbs Knutson, Joseph Lucas, and Nicole Heilbron. “Preliminary Outcomes from an Integrated Pediatric Mental Health Outpatient Clinic.” Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 26, no. 4 (October 2017): 761–70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chc.2017.06.008.

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Daniel, Stephanie S., David B. Goldston, Alaattin Erkanli, Nicole Heilbron, and Joseph C. Franklin. “Prospective Study of Major Loss Life Events and Risk for Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Among Adolescents and Young Adults.” Suicide Life Threat Behav 47, no. 4 (August 2017): 436–49. https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12305.

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Goldston, David B., Alaattin Erkanli, Stephanie S. Daniel, Nicole Heilbron, Bridget E. Weller, and Otima Doyle. “Developmental Trajectories of Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors From Adolescence Through Adulthood.” J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 55, no. 5 (May 2016): 400-407.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaac.2016.02.010.

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Susanne Condron, Donna, Lucas Godoy Garraza, Christine M. Walrath, Richard McKeon, David B. Goldston, and Nicole S. Heilbron. “Identifying and Referring Youths at Risk for Suicide Following Participation in School-Based Gatekeeper Training.” Suicide Life Threat Behav 45, no. 4 (August 2015): 461–76. https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12142.

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Zvara, B. J., W. R. Mills-Koonce, N. Heilbron, A. Clincy, M. J. Cox, L. Vernon-Feagans, M. Cox, et al. “The Interdependence of Adult Relationship Quality and Parenting Behaviours among African American and European Couples in Rural, Low-Income Communities.” Infant and Child Development 24, no. 3 (May 1, 2015): 343–63. https://doi.org/10.1002/icd.1919.

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Goldston, David B., Stephanie S. Daniel, Alaattin Erkanli, Nicole Heilbron, Otima Doyle, Bridget Weller, Jeffrey Sapyta, Andrew Mayfield, and Madelaine Faulkner. “Suicide attempts in a longitudinal sample of adolescents followed through adulthood: Evidence of escalation.” J Consult Clin Psychol 83, no. 2 (April 2015): 253–64. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0038657.

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Calhoun, C. D., S. W. Helms, N. Heilbron, K. D. Rudolph, P. D. Hastings, and M. J. Prinstein. “Relational victimization, friendship, and adolescents' hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to an in vivo social stressor - ERRATUM.” Development and Psychopathology 27, no. 3 (January 1, 2015): 945–46. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954579414001230.

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Calhoun, Casey D., Sarah W. Helms, Nicole Heilbron, Karen D. Rudolph, Paul D. Hastings, and Mitchell J. Prinstein. “Relational victimization, friendship, and adolescents' hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to an in vivo social stressor.” Dev Psychopathol 26, no. 3 (August 2014): 605–18. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954579414000261.

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