Matthew Sullivan

Program: Clinical Psychology 
Advisor: Dean G. Cruess
Anticipated Graduation: 2021
Education: B.A., Psychology & English, Williams College, 2011
Research Interests: I am interested in the ways in which personality and substance abuse relate to health behaviors and outcomes. In particular, I am interested in HIV serostatus disclosure, treatment adherence, and sexual risk reduction within HIV, as well as mental health care for institutionalized populations.


Representative Publications:
  • Kalichman, S. C., Price, D., Eaton, L. A., Burnham, K., Sullivan, M., Finneran, S., Cornelius, T., & Allen, A. (2017). Diminishing Perceived Threat of AIDS and Increasing Sexual Risks of HIV Among Men Who Have Sex with Men, 1997–2015. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 1-8.


  • Vöhringer, P. A., Ostacher, M. J., El-Mallakh, R. S., Holtzman, N. S., Thommi, S. B., Whitham, E. A., Sullivan, M.C. … & Ghaemi, S. N. (2015). Antidepressants in Type II Versus Type I Bipolar Depression: A Randomized Discontinuation Trial. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 35(5), 605-608.


  • Bannuru, R. R., McAlindon, T. E., Sullivan, M. C., Wong, J. B., Kent, D. M., & Schmid, C. H. (2015). Effectiveness and implications of alternative placebo treatments: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of osteoarthritis trials. Annals of Internal Medicine, 163(5), 365-372.


  • Vöhringer, P. A., Jimenez, M. I., Igor, M. A., Forés, G. A., Correa, M. O., Sullivan, M. C., … & Logvinenko, T. (2013). A clinical predictive score for mood disorder risk in low-income primary care settings. Journal of Affective Disorders, 151(3), 1125-1131.


  • Vöhringer, P. A., Jimenez, M. I., Igor, M. A., Fores, G. A., Correa, M. O., Sullivan, M. C., … & Logvinenko, T. (2013). Detecting Mood Disorder in Resource-Limited Primary Care Settings: Comparison of a self-administered screening tool to general practitioner assessment. Journal of Medical Screening, 20(3), 118-124.