Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research

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Faculty and Staff


Bridget Sweeney, PhDBridget Sweeney, PhD
Curriculum vitae (pdf)
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Bridget Sweeney, Ph.D. is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist.  She earned her B.S. in Psychology, with a minor in Spanish from DeSales University.  She continued her education, earning her M.Ed. and Ph.D. in School Psychology from Temple University, an APA- and NASP-approved program.  Her doctoral research focused on curriculum-based measurement in mathematics.  Following completion of her certification requirements, Dr. Sweeney worked as a school psychologist for Elwyn, Inc.  She continued in her career with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, creating a program to support students with academic challenges at Father Judge High School before joining the CMHPSR at the University of Pennsylvania as a post-doctoral fellow.  While at Penn, Dr. Sweeney has joined a project specializing in school-based research of Response to Intervention and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.