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Caitlin Allen PhD, MPH

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Rank
  • Assistant Professor
College
  • College of Medicine
Department
  • Public Health Sciences
Academic Focus
  • Precision public health
  • Integration of genomics in community and clinical settings
  • Implementation science, supporting learning health systems through biomedical informatics
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Biography

Caitlin G. Allen, PhD, MPH is a social and behavioral scientist with expertise in the implementation of evidence-based research to advance precision public health initiatives aimed at reducing health disparities. Her current research focuses on the implementation and sustainability of risk-stratified approaches for cancer prevention and early detection among underserved minority population. She has conducted implementation studies about the use of genomic technologies and family history collection in community and clinical settings, used mixed methods approaches to study models of genetic service delivery and patient and provider understanding of genomics. Dr. Allen is also passionate about training the next generation of scientists in the field of precision public health.