Candice L Biernesser, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
3811 O'Hara St.
Education & Training
Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Member, American Public Health Association
Member, Society for Social Work and Research
Research InterestsSelected Research Publications & Products
- Biernesser C, Bear T, Brent D, Mair C, Zelazny J, Trauth J. (2021) Development of an ecological momentary assessment of the impact of social media use among suicidal adolescents, Archives of Suicide Research, 2021 Jul 2:1-15.
- Biernesser C, Zelazny J, Brent D, Bear T, Mair C, Trauth J. (2021) Exploring the feasibility and acceptance of automated digital media monitoring within the clinical care of suicidal youth. JMIR Mental Health. Sep 15;8(9):e26031.
- Biernesser C, Montano G, Miller E, Radovic A. (2020) Social media use and monitoring for adolescents with depression and implications for the COVID-19 pandemic: Qualitative study of parent and child perspectives. JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting. Dec 8;3(2):e21644.
- Kennard BD, Goldstein T, Foxwell A, McMakin D, Wolfe K, Biernesser C, Moorehead A, Douaihy A, Zullo L, Wentroble E, Owen V, Zelazny J, Iyengar S, Porta G, Brent DA. (2018) As Safe As Possible (ASAP): Establishing efficacy of a manualized intervention and associated phone app for psychiatrically hospitalized suicidal adolescents. American Journal of Psychiatry. Sep 1;175(9):864-872.
The Department of Psychiatry Welcomes Three New Research Faculty Members
Pitt Psychiatry extends a warm welcome to three new research faculty members: Candice Biernesser, PhD, LCSW (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry) Dr. Biernesser earned her PhD from the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, then joined the Pitt Department of Psychiatry as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department’s National Institute of Mental...