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Abt Associates Inc

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Abt Associates Inc

55 Wheeler St.

Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

United States

Company Description

Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and implementing programs in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Vice President

Bethesda MPE Toll Free Number

Research Assistant

RAND Corporation

Education

B.A.

economics

Wells College

M.B.A.

finance

The George Washington University

Ph.D.

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Abt Associates - News 2004

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Public Health Researcher and Program Evaluator Margaret Gwaltney Joins Abt Associates


Public Health Researcher and Program Evaluator Margaret Gwaltney Joins Abt Associates

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Public Health Researcher and Program Evaluator Margaret Gwaltney Joins Abt AssociatesPublic Health Researcher and Program Evaluator Margaret Gwaltney Joins Abt Associates

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Public Health Researcher and Program Evaluator Margaret Gwaltney Joins Abt Associates
Margaret K. Gwaltney, a researcher and project manager of evaluation and technical assistance projects, recently joined Abt Associates as a Senior Associate in the Health Service Research and Evaluation and Public Health Applications and Research practice areas.Her experience evaluating national programs in substance abuse prevention and public health adds depth to many Abt Associates projects.
In her new position, Ms. Gwaltney is working on projects that relate to public and behavioral health issues as they affect communities."In the short time that Meg has been at Abt, we have benefited from her knowledge and experience as a seasoned researcher and expert in several fields.
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Dr. Sherry Mills, the Managing Vice President of the Public Health practice, added, "We are very pleased and excited to have Meg join our team.
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Ms. Gwaltney comes to Abt Associates with a keen understanding of the consulting business and the company.Early in her career, Ms. Gwaltney served as a Research Associate in an Abt Associates' Washington, D.C., office, where she worked on projects for the U.S. departments of Education and Justice.She began her professional career with the RAND Corporation in Washington, D.C.More recently, Ms. Gwaltney was Vice President at COSMOS Corporation, a social science research firm in Bethesda, Maryland, where for 13 years she directed a variety of federal contracts for clients, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, both part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.Ms. Gwaltney also contributed to evaluation projects for the U.S. Department of Education.
Ms. Gwaltney's expertise includes community partnership approaches to substance abuse prevention and organizational and systems change.For the CDC, for example, Ms. Gwaltney managed a project to design an evaluation of its Prevention Research Centers Program.One of CDC's largest programs, the Prevention Research Centers Program funds research centers that conduct community-based, participatory research related to chronic disease prevention and health promotion.She also directed an evaluation of the National Center for Environmental Health's health effects subcommittee advisory process.The process gives community residents and others who have been potentially affected by exposures at former nuclear weapons production facilities an opportunity to advise the CDC on public health research activities.Both of these evaluation projects involved working collaboratively with program stakeholders, including CDC staff, researchers, leaders within state health departments, and community representatives.
A graduate of Wells College with a B.A. in economics, Ms. Gwaltney earned an M.B.A. in finance from The George Washington University.Ms. Gwaltney is the author of numerous technical reports, many of which are based on the federally supported research projects she has directed.


Abt Associates Helps Launch Partners for Recovery Website for SAMHSA

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"The site is part of the larger SAMHSA Partners for Recovery project," explained Meg Gwaltney, a senior associate in the Abt Associates Domestic Health Division."The issues addressed under this project have broad national significance to state policymakers, advocates, family members, and providers in the addiction treatment, prevention, and mental health fields."

Gwaltney said the website is "the one place that individuals working in these fields, or those interested in the prevention and treatment of substance use and mental health disorders, can find resources and information on what's happening in these five focus areas."
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Public Health Researcher and Program ...

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Public Health Researcher and Program Evaluator Margaret Gwaltney Joins Abt Associates

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Public Health Researcher and Program Evaluator Margaret Gwaltney Joins Abt Associates
Margaret K. Gwaltney, a researcher and project manager of evaluation and technical assistance projects, recently joined Abt Associates as a Senior Associate in the Health Service Research and Evaluation and Public Health Applications and Research practice areas.Her experience evaluating national programs in substance abuse prevention and public health adds depth to many Abt Associates projects.
In her new position, Ms. Gwaltney is working on projects that relate to public and behavioral health issues as they affect communities."In the short time that Meg has been at Abt, we have benefited from her knowledge and experience as a seasoned researcher and expert in several fields.Working across two practice areas helps us strengthen our ability to expand current markets and enter new ones," said Susanna Ginsburg, the Managing Vice President of the Health Services Research and Evaluation practice.
Dr. Sherry Mills, the Managing Vice President of the Public Health practice, added, "We are very pleased and excited to have Meg join our team.Her outstanding leadership and reputation in the field will allow Abt Associates to continue offering our clients superior consulting services in health promotion and public health training, technical assistance, and evaluation."
Ms. Gwaltney comes to Abt Associates with a keen understanding of the consulting business and the company.Early in her career, Ms. Gwaltney served as a Research Associate in an Abt Associates´ Washington, D.C., office, where she worked on projects for the U.S. departments of Education and Justice.She began her professional career with the RAND Corporation in Washington, D.C.More recently, Ms. Gwaltney was Vice President at COSMOS Corporation, a social science research firm in Bethesda, Maryland, where for 13 years she directed a variety of federal contracts for clients, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, both part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.Ms. Gwaltney also contributed to evaluation projects for the U.S. Department of Education.
Ms. Gwaltney´s expertise includes community partnership approaches to substance abuse prevention and organizational and systems change.For the CDC, for example, Ms. Gwaltney managed a project to design an evaluation of its Prevention Research Centers Program.One of CDC´s largest programs, the Prevention Research Centers Program funds research centers that conduct community-based, participatory research related to chronic disease prevention and health promotion.She also directed an evaluation of the National Center for Environmental Health´s health effects subcommittee advisory process.The process gives community residents and others who have been potentially affected by exposures at former nuclear weapons production facilities an opportunity to advise the CDC on public health research activities.Both of these evaluation projects involved working collaboratively with program stakeholders, including CDC staff, researchers, leaders within state health departments, and community representatives.
A graduate of Wells College with a B.A. in economics, Ms. Gwaltney earned an M.B.A. in finance from The George Washington University.Ms. Gwaltney is the author of numerous technical reports, many of which are based on the federally supported research projects she has directed.


Meg Gwaltney Senior ...

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Meg Gwaltney Senior Associate, Health Services Research and Evaluation

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