Dr. Greg Hudnall
Dr. Greg Hudnall
Dr. Gregory A. Hudnall is a former high school principal and associate superintendent with the Provo City School District. He has been involved with suicide prevention for the past twenty years.
For over fifteen years Dr. Hudnall has been the team leader of a state- wide suicide volunteer crisis team that has responded to over fifty-four youth suicides including a fourth grader who took his life on a school campus and a suicide contagion where five students from one school took their lives
He is the founder of HOPE4UTAH, a non-profit grass roots organization dedicated to suicide prevention, intervention and postvention in Utah. The school-based program, “HOPE Squads” has been responsible for over 2,500 students referred for help and is in over 300 schools in Utah.
Dr. Hudnall was invited to testify before the United States Surgeon General on suicide in Utah and has trained over 50,000 in suicide prevention, intervention and postvention. He has presented across the United States and three countries on suicide prevention, including being invited by the “Minister of Education” for Madrid, Spain
In July 2015 Dr. Hudnall was invited by Dr. David Jones from the White House to participate in a national webinar on African Americans and suicide in the U.S.
Dr. Hudnall was invited to present in Washington D.C. by the U.S. Department of Health on suicide prevention, intervention and postvention.
He is considered as one of Utah’s leading experts in community and school-based suicide prevention, intervention and postvention.
Dr. Hudnall has been an adjunct Professor for BYU for the past 15 years and was named as adjunct Professor of the year in 2013.