Allison Joslyn, M.A.


Research Assistant II

Allison joined HDI in March 2018. She is a co-lead in the Data Analytics Core and supports the Research Core. She manages the HDI’s internship program, coordinates study IRB processes, contributes to various research project components, conducts data analyses, and is a liaison to community partners.

Over the course of Allison’s tenure, she has focused on health inequities, prevention models, and health care use in particular with the lens of the biopsychosocial model through understanding stress, trauma, and chronic diseases through the lifespan. She has worked in institutional research and has held project management positions in research and evaluations for statewide and community programs.

Allison’s passion for inspiring action through research has been a driving factor in her professional life.


Hughes, M., Joslyn, A., Wojton, M., O’Reilly, M., Dworkin, P.H. (2016). Connecting Vulnerable Children and Families to Community-Based Programs Strengthens Parents’ Perceptions of Protective Factors. Infants and Young Children, 29, 116-129.