David B. Allison, PhD

David Allison photo - IMG 5392smDistinguished Professor
Dept. of Biostatistics
Quetelet Endowed Professor of Public Health
Associate Dean for Science
Director, Offic of Energetics
Director, Nutrition Obesity Research Center

Contact Information:

Office Address: Ryals 140J
Phone: 205-975-9169
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Websites: Office of Energetics Proflile
School of Medicine Faculty Profile


Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
BA, Psychology, 1985

Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
MA, Clinical and School Psychology, 1987

Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
PhD, Clinical and School Psychology, 1990

Post-Graduate Training:

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & The Kennedy Institute
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Departments of Pediatrics and Behavioral Psychology, 1990-91

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons & Saint Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine & Obesity Research Center, 1991-94

Research Interests:

obesity, quantitative genetics, clinical trials, and statistical and research methodology


DRC Membership Category:

Senior Scientist