Diane J. Abatemarco, Phd, MSW

Associate Professor, Director of MATER
Thomas Jefferson University

Dr. Abatemarco’s research is focused on innovative interventions to enhance maternal child health and the health systems that serve mothers and children. She recently complete a federally funded project, Practicing Safety Mindfulness for Mothers in Drug Treatment. This 5-year study showed significant improvements in reducing stress and improving the quality of parenting among new mothers in treatment for opioid use dissorder. She is currently federally funded to study to integration of family members into women’s substance abuse treatment using mindfulness to enhance family support for the mother and baby in recovery. Dr. Abatemarco has also work internationally, in Croatia, on a project to delay alcohol use in youth.


Like too many New Yorkers, I know what it's like to lose a loved one to addiction—there’s an empty chair at our family table where my nephew, Michael, should be. This is personal for me. Today we’re taking action to combat the opioid epidemic and offer New Yorkers hope. Thread⬇️

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