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Jun 24, 2016, 12:30 ET Gary Perlin Elected Chairman of Abt Associates' Board of Directors

Gary L. Perlin, the retired chief financial officer of Capital One Financial Corporation, has been elected non-executive chairman of Abt...


Jun 16, 2016, 11:41 ET Abt Associates Wins Hermes Creative Award

 Abt Associates has won a Hermes Creative Award for material created on behalf of a project that expands access to health care for people in...


Jun 02, 2016, 14:50 ET New Project Aims to Spur Health Reforms, Improve Primary Health Care in Senegal

 To build on the Government of Senegal's recent progress in health reforms, USAID has awarded Abt Associates the Senegal Health Systems...


Mar 18, 2016, 14:30 ET Providing Pathways to Improved Health for Jordanian Communities

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Jordan has awarded Abt Associates a $51.7 million cooperative agreement to implement...


Dec 03, 2015, 15:00 ET New Post-War Study Finds Vietnam Vets with PTSD More Likely to Die than Vets Without

 Vietnam veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) were nearly twice as likely to die as those without PTSD, according to the first...


Dec 03, 2015, 15:00 ET New Post-War Study Finds Vietnam Vets with PTSD More Likely to Die than Vets Without

 Vietnam veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) were nearly twice as likely to die as those without PTSD, according to the first...


Nov 13, 2015, 08:00 ET Abt Associates Pledges to Reduce its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by More than 80 Percent

In an effort to help reduce global warming, Abt Associates today pledged to reduce the company's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by more than 80...


Nov 12, 2015, 12:48 ET McCann Health Partners with Clinton Health Access Initiative, Unicef, USAID and Abt Associates To Launch New Pneumonia Prevention Campaign

 Today, in observance of, World Pneumonia Day, a new pneumonia prevention communications campaign called, Every Second Counts, will be launched...


Aug 07, 2015, 09:00 ET Abt Associates to Expand Public Sector Systems Strengthening Work in Tanzania

 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded Abt Associates the Public Sector Systems Strengthening (PS3)...


Jun 03, 2015, 09:01 ET Project Continues Work Improving Agricultural Markets, Food Security in South Sudan

Abt Associates has won a contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to continue its work toward improving...


May 05, 2015, 09:00 ET Abt Associates Expands Work Evaluating New Agricultural Development Model

Abt Associates has won its second evaluation contract from the UK Department of International Development to assess the effectiveness of pilot...


Feb 11, 2015, 14:00 ET Stratus Consulting Merges with Abt Associates

 Stratus Consulting, a Boulder, Colorado-based environmental research and consulting firm, has merged with Abt Associates, a global research...


Aug 08, 2014, 14:00 ET Initial Findings: National Vietnam Veteran Study Reveals Long-Term Course of PTSD and Link to Chronic Health Conditions

Veterans who served in the Vietnam War and who developed Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are at greater risk of heart disease and other...


Aug 06, 2014, 09:22 ET New Contract to Improve the Effectiveness of High-Impact, Evidence-based HIV Interventions Awarded

 The United States Agency for International Development has awarded the $250 million Strengthening High Impact Interventions for an AIDS-Free...


May 01, 2014, 10:00 ET Abt Associates to Support DOL's Efforts to Improve Knowledge of Workers' Rights among Hard-to-Reach Populations

 Improving hard-to-reach populations' knowledge of workers' rights to increase access to employment opportunities and equitable treatment by...


Mar 25, 2014, 09:10 ET Abt Associates Wins $48.6 million USAID Trade Hub and African Partners Network Contract

 Abt Associates has won a $48.6 million contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to increase regional trade...


Feb 25, 2014, 08:00 ET Global Warming to Trigger Increase in Violence in U.S., Comprehensive Study of Crime, Weather and Climate Change Confirms

 Violent as well as less serious crimes will escalate in the United States as a result of climate change, indicates a study by Abt Associates'...


Jan 08, 2014, 19:15 ET Abt Associates Named One of the 10 Best Intranets of 2014

 Abt Associates' Global Intranet has been named one of the 10 best-designed intranets for 2014 by the Nielsen Norman Group, a user-experience...


Jan 06, 2014, 15:00 ET Abt Associates Economist Named Editor of Evaluation Review Journal

Abt Principal Associate and Senior Fellow Jacob Klerman has been named Editor of Evaluation Review. The journal serves as an...