Abby Ridge Anderson, M.A.

Research Assistant
Department of Psychiatry
F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine

Abby Ridge Anderson received her BA in Psychology from the University of Arizona, and her MA in Psychology from The Catholic University of America, where she specialized in Children, Families, and Culture, as well as suicidology.  Abby has worked as a Research Assistant for the CSTS Child and Family Program since November 2011.  Prior to pursuing her master’s degree, Abby worked as a counselor for teenagers in foster care and as a Child Protective Services caseworker in Tucson, Arizona.   Abby is passionate about the ways in which well-designed research studies can directly and positively impact the lives of children and families.  She is honored to be part of a team working so thoughtfully and enthusiastically on behalf of military families.