Abigail (Abbey) Alberico, MPH

Senior Program Manager
Phone: 301-588-8252

Abigail (Abbey)  Alberico, MPH

Abigail Alberico is the Senior Program Manager for the "Learn the Signs. Act Early" projects on the Public Health team. Under a cooperative agreement with the NCBDDD at the CDC, Abbey manages and provides strategic technical assistance to the "Learn the Signs. Act Early." Ambassador program, Act Early Social Media Influencers Campaign, "Evaluation of CDC's Learn the Signs. Act Early. Two & Three-Year-Old Children's Books and Formative Research on Book for 1-Year-Olds to Promote Monitoring of Developmental Milestones" project, and "Assessing Feasibility and Impact of CDC's Learn the Signs. Act Early. Program in Early Head Start Settings" evaluation project. The "Learn the Signs. Act Early." Projects and Ambassador program aims to increase developmental monitoring and screening of young children, and improve early identification of developmental disabilities and delays, including Autism.

Abbey received a Master of Public Health degree in Communication and Marketing in the Department of Prevention and Community Health from The Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Maryland, College Park.

In 2015-2017, Abbey worked as a part-time Research Assistant on the USAID funded "Health Communication Analysis of Ebola Information in Liberia" project at the George Washington University. Prior to joining AUCD, she worked as a Research Assistant for "The Empowering Latino Youth Project" at The George Washington University, and as a School Health Curriculum Reviewer at The Office of the State Superintendent of Education. Before she started the MPH program at The George Washington University, Abbey was a Media Supervisor in the National Broadcast Department at Optimedia in New York, NY. During her time at Optimedia, she assisted in developing, implementing, and evaluating strategic communication campaigns for clients including Curves Fitness, Birds Eye Vegetables, and T-Mobile.