Lisa Allee, MSW, LICSW currently holds an appointment at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. She graduated with her Bachelors in Psychology from Northeastern University and her Masters in Social Work from University of Pennsylvania. She previously worked for ten years as a Clinical Social Worker for Inpatient Pediatrics and Pediatric Intensive Care here at BMC. Since 2006 she has been spearheading evidenced based injury prevention programs and in 2011 created and became Director of BMC’s Community Violence Response Team. Her responsibilities include overseeing development, deployment and maintenance of injury prevention programs for the department.
Her clinical research interests involve injury prevention throughout the lifespan. Her current research projects include research on older adult driving, safe sleep for infants and toddlers, PTSD and Depression among Trauma and Acute Care surgical Patients as well as lower level violence related injury recidivism. Our injury prevention programming efforts include a BMC Low Cost Helmet Program, Cribs for Kids©, BMC Child Passenger Safety Program and the Community Violence Response Team amongst others.
Apart from her duties and responsibilities at BMC, she is also involved in various membership and leadership roles in professional chapters across New England as well as Nationally. She currently co-chairs MassPINN, The Massachusetts Prevent Injuries Now! Network which was founded in March 2006 as part of Centers for Disease Control-funded project to support injury prevention efforts at the state level. She is a member of MA COT – IPC Consortium, the New England Injury and Violence Prevention Research Collaborative and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma amongst others . She also continues to serve as a mentor to many medical students performing research projects for the department.
- Boston Medical Center
- University of Pennsylvania, MSW
- Northeastern University, BS
- Published on 11/8/2021
Allee L, Faul M, Guntipalli P, Burke PA, Rao SR, Reed DN, Gross R, Duncan TK, Palmieri TL, Cooper Z, Bulger EM, Stewart RM, Kuhls DA. The Role of the US Trauma Centers in Older Adult Fall Prevention: A National Survey. Am Surg. 2021 Nov 08; 31348211047509. PMID: 34748452.
- Published on 8/20/2021
Poulson M, Neufeld MY, Dechert T, Allee L, Kenzik KM. Historic redlining, structural racism, and firearm violence: A structural equation modeling approach. Lancet Reg Health Am. 2021 Nov; 3. PMID: 34888540.
- Published on 8/2/2021
Bonne S, Hink A, Violano P, Allee L, Duncan T, Burke P, Fein J, Kozyckyj T, Shapiro D, Bakes K, Kuhls D, Bulger E, Dicker R. Understanding the makeup of a growing field: A committee on trauma survey of the national network of hospital-based violence intervention programs. Am J Surg. 2022 Jan; 223(1):137-145. PMID: 34446215.
- Published on 6/1/2021
Janeway MG, Sanchez SE, Rosen AK, Patts G, Allee LC, Lasser KE, Dechert TA. Disparities in Utilization of Ambulatory Cholecystectomy: Results From Three States. J Surg Res. 2021 10; 266:373-382. PMID: 34087621.
- Published on 6/1/2021
Poulson M, Cornell E, Madiedo A, Kenzik K, Allee L, Dechert T, Hall J. The Impact of Racial Residential Segregation on Colorectal Cancer Outcomes and Treatment. Ann Surg. 2021 06 01; 273(6):1023-1030. PMID: 33234793.
- Published on 4/27/2021
Neufeld MY, Poulson M, Stolarski AE, Dunnington C, Burke PA, Allee L. Amplifying inequity: The compounding impact of COVID-19 and violence. J Natl Med Assoc. 2021 Oct; 113(5):528-530. PMID: 33992433.
- Published on 9/15/2020
Janeway MG, Zhao X, Rosenthaler M, Zuo Y, Balasubramaniyan K, Poulson M, Neufeld M, Siracuse JJ, Takahashi CE, Allee L, Dechert T, Burke PA, Li F, Kalesan B. Clinical diagnostic phenotypes in hospitalizations due to self-inflicted firearm injury. J Affect Disord. 2021 01 01; 278:172-180. PMID: 32961413.
- Published on 8/7/2020
Poulson M, Geary A, Annesi C, Allee L, Kenzik K, Sanchez S, Tseng J, Dechert T. National Disparities in COVID-19 Outcomes between Black and White Americans. J Natl Med Assoc. 2021 Apr; 113(2):125-132. PMID: 32778445.
- Published on 7/8/2020
Neufeld MY, Janeway MG, Lee SY, Miller MI, Smith EA, Kalesan B, Allee L, Dechert T, Sanchez SE. Utilization of mental health services in pediatric patients surviving penetrating trauma resulting from interpersonal violence. Am J Surg. 2021 01; 221(1):233-239. PMID: 32690211.
- Published on 11/14/2019
Janeway MG, Lee SY, Caron E, Sausjord IK, Allee L, Sanchez SE, Dechert TA. Surgery service learning in preclinical years improves medical student attitudes toward surgery, clinical confidence, and social determinants of health screening. Am J Surg. 2020 02; 219(2):346-354. PMID: 31761297.
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