January 29, 2019: Prof. Kessler was interviewed on Radio New Zealand’s Nine to Noon program to discuss the social determinants of mental health. To listen to the interview, click here.

December 4, 2019: Prof. Kessler testified before the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel at a hearing on military suicide prevention. A recording of the testimony can be viewed here. You can also read the transcript of the testimony here and view questions for the record (QFR) from the testimony here.

Prof. Kessler testifying

October 30, 2019: Prof. Kessler served on the panel, "Building the Mental Health System we Need," at the Milken Insitute Future of Health Summit. Video available here.

October 18, 2019: Prof. Kessler presented at MIT Fail! event. Video available here.

October 4, 2019: Prof. Kessler presented at the 12th Congress of the Italian Society of Biological Psychiatry. Video available here.

April 22, 2019: Prof. Kessler was elected to the 239th class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. To read more, click here. Additional information here.

March 15, 2019: Coverage for recently published paper Zuromski et al. paper “Assessment of a Risk Index for Suicide Attempts Among US Army Soldiers With Suicide Ideation Analysis of Data From the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (Army STARRS).” Healio Psychiatric Annals “Self-report battery may improve risk assessment in soldiers with suicidal ideation.” Note that free registration may be required to access the article.


October 10, 2017: The National Academy of Sciences featured a post by Prof. Kessler discussing World Mental Health Day. To read more, click here.