Lisa Allee, MSW

Assistant Professor, Surgery

Lisa Allee
617.414.8007
88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion

Biography

Lisa Allee, MSW, LICSW currently holds an appointment at Boston University 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.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania, MSW
  • Northeastern University, BS

Classes Taught

Publications

  • 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. 2021 Aug 02. PMID: 34446215.

    Read at: PubMed
  • 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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • 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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • 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 Apr 27. PMID: 33992433.

    Read at: PubMed
  • 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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • 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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • 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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • 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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/25/2019

    Campbell BT, Thaker S, Fallat ME, Foley DS, McClure E, Sakran JV, Nasr IW, Ziegfeld S, Ehrlich PF, Snodgrass M, Levy M, Naik-Mathuria BJ, Johnson B, Demello AS, Jones S, Watters JM, Burke P, Allee L, Kozyckyj T, Letton RW, Kuhls DA, Bulger EM, Stewart RM. A Multicenter Evaluation of a Firearm Safety Intervention in the Pediatric Outpatient Setting. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jan; 55(1):140-145. PMID: 31753607.

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  • Published on 9/1/2019

    Hink AB, Bonne S, Levy M, Kuhls DA, Allee L, Burke PA, Sakran JV, Bulger EM, Stewart RM. Firearm injury research and epidemiology: A review of the data, their limitations, and how trauma centers can improve firearm injury research. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Sep; 87(3):678-689. PMID: 31033891.

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