Loyola University Maryland


Andrew Futterman, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology
Loyola University in Maryland

Office: HU313
Email: afutterman@loyola.edu


B.A. Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology/Aging and Development), Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
Pre-doctoral internship (Clinical Psychology and Aging), Hutchings Psychiatric Center, Syracuse, NY
Post-doctoral fellowship, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA., Division of Clinical Pharmacology.
Post-doctoral fellowship, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA., Department of Endocrinology, Gerontology, and Metabolism.

Scholarly Interests

Assessment depression in later life, response to late-life spousal loss, religious involvement in later life

Selected Grants

Principal Investigator, National Institute of Aging/ National Institutes of Health, Grant #AG11438-01, "Religiosity, social support, and response to stress in later life"
Representative publications:
Holland, J.M., Futterman, A., Thompson, L.W., Moran, C., and Gallagher-Thompson, D. (2013). Difficulties accepting the loss of a spouse: A precursor for intensified grieving among widowed older adults. Death Studies.
Futterman, A., Holland, J.M., Brown, P.J., Thompson, L.W., and Gallagher-Thompson, D. (2010). Factorial validity of the Texas Revised Inventory of Grief – Present Scale among bereaved older adults. Psychological Assessment, 22, 675-687.

Course Offerings

PY 291 Research Methods
PY 418 Psychodiagnosis
PY 418 Psychology, Aging, and Health
PY 420 Psychology, Religion, and Aging



Brenda aspires to work in a pediatric hospital conducting psychoeducational assessments and providing psychotherapy services to patients