Emmy Tiderington, Ph.D.

Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

emmy.tiderington@rutgers.edu, (973) 353-5729

Emmy Tiderington, PhD, LMSW, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work and Associate Faculty at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research at Rutgers. Prior to this appointment, she served as a clinical supervisor and social worker working in housing and case management programs for individuals with serious mental illness and other complex needs.
Dr. Tiderington’s areas of expertise in homeless services research include the implementation and effectiveness of permanent supportive housing, Housing First and Moving On initiative service models, best practices for facilitating transitions out of homeless services, and mental health and substance abuse recovery in homeless populations.
Her research has been funded by Federal, State, local, and private funders, including the National Institute of Mental Health, the State of New Jersey, the Oak Foundation, and the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.
She is the recipient of the Robert Moore Award for Excellence in Scholarship from New York University, a New Investigator Award from the National Institute of Mental Health, an Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation of the Year Honorable Mention from the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), and an F31 National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Mental Health.