Allison is a social and behavioral scientist with over 10 years of academic research experience in psychology, medical anthropology, and public health. Her research interests focus broadly on patient and provider perspectives on healthcare and experiences living with illness. In her doctoral dissertation, Allison studied health communication issues among young adults in the areas of cancer, body image, and sexual health. She has also studied diabetes care, weight management, psychological wellbeing, and Medicaid policy.
Allison is an expert in qualitative and mixed methods research drawing data from focus groups, interviews, surveys, and social media. She joined Modus Outcomes in September 2021 and conducts qualitative and mixed methods patient-centered research across a range of therapeutic areas.
Allison holds a BA in Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA, an MPH in Community Health and Prevention from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, and a PhD in Population Health Sciences from Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.