Alison is an MS1 in the MD Pathways program and is a member of the Hinton society. Her hometown is Bryn Mawr, PA, and she graduated from Yale University (C/O 2017). Her interests in human rights include improving access to healthcare for refugees and asylum seekers, mental health, trauma-informed care, and harm reduction. Before coming to medical school, Alison worked with refugee and asylum seeker communities domestically (in Philadelphia and New Haven) and abroad (in Tel Aviv, Israel and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)!
Current Role: Alison assists with and oversees the asylum clinic cases, curricular operations and outreach and advocacy efforts including organizing and facilitating meetings, ensuring adequate progress on tasks amongst groups, and interfacing with advisors.