Allison serves as Program Manager in the Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion. She is responsible for manuscript preparation and intervention development for a smoking cessation study involving homeless youth in Columbus. She is also a PhD candidate in the Division. Prior to joining the College of Public Health, Allison worked in tobacco control research in Washington, DC. Allison holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Kenyon College and a Master's degree in Public Health from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.