Abby is a full-time research assistant on the WHALE Study. She graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 2018 with a B.A. in Psychology and Public Policy. After graduation, she worked as a full-time research assistant at the Medical University of South Carolina, where she studied the relationship between trauma, stress, and resiliency in youth and adolescents. She is broadly interested in how stressful life experiences may contribute to suicidal ideation and behavior in youth and adolescents.