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 8/23/2023
Jang H, Scantling D, Allee L, Brahmbhatt TS. Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Surgical Profession. J Surg Res. 2023 Aug 23; 292:176-181. PMID: 37625207.
- Published on 8/22/2023
Bedi NS, Tsering D, Raubenhold R, Allee L, Mahoney EJ, Wurcel A, Byhoff E. Analysis of bias in toxicology screening of patients in serious motor vehicle collisions. Acad Emerg Med. 2023 Aug 22. PMID: 37606997.
- Published on 6/25/2023
Poulson MR, Neufeld MY, Laraja A, Allee L, Kenzik KM, Dechert T. The effect of historic redlining on firearm violence. J Natl Med Assoc. 2023 Aug; 115(4):421-427. PMID: 37365061.
- Published on 4/17/2023
Neufeld MY, Plaitano E, Janeway MG, Munzert T, Scantling D, Allee L, Sanchez SE. History repeats itself: Impact of mental illness on violent reinjury and hospital reencounters among female victims of interpersonal violence. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2023 Jul 01; 95(1):143-150. PMID: 37068014.
- Published on 8/5/2022
Poulson MR, Neufeld MY, LaRaja A, Allee L, Kenzik KM, Dechert T. Historic redlining, social mobility, and firearm violence. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2023 Feb 01; 94(2):312-319. PMID: 35939375.
- 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. 2023 Apr; 89(4):968-974. 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.
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