Allison was an MCH department fellow for the 2013-2014 academic year at Boston University School of Public Health with Dr. Gene Declercq and is an MCH fellow with the American Public Health Association (APHA). Allison’s interests include ensuring access to quality prenatal care, childbirth education, and postnatal care to homeless and underserved women and families. Before pursuing her master’s degree she provided medical services, case management, and health education to the homeless population of San Francisco and worked as an emergency medical technician. Allison is currently working in case management for high-risk families in the San Francisco child welfare system. She is also a trained birth doula. Her contributions to the site include working with the Listening to Mothers data, writing content for blog posts, and reaching out to other MCH professionals.