Amber Rieder

Dr. Amber Rieder is a Postdoctoral Fellow at McMaster University under the mentorship of Dr. Andrea Gonzalez working primarily on the Promoting Family Relationships Project.

Amber completed her PhD in Neuroscience at McMaster in 2019, and is returning to the Offord Center following a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Duke University in the Department of Psychiatry, Division of Community Psychiatry & Child and Family Mental Health and the Center for Autism and Brain Sciences.

Amber’s research is focused on the development and evaluation of culturally-anchored and community-engaged (low-intensity, non-specialist delivered, and/or technology-assisted) mental health assessments and intervention programs for children, caregivers, and families focused primarily on caregiver support, family strengthening, and violence prevention in Canada, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Liberia and the USA.