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Dawn Alley, Ph.D.

 RWJF Health & Society Scholar:

Gerontology, Epidemiology, Demography

Area(s) of Expertise:
Obesity, Disability, Socioeconomic Health Disparities, Biomarkers, Inflammation



Dawn Alley is Acting Deputy Director of the Preventive and Population Health Care Models Group at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.  Prior to joining CMMI, Dr. Alley served as Senior Advisor in the Office of the Surgeon General, where she oversaw implementation of the National Prevention Strategy.  She has extensive expertise in population health and aging, with more than 40 publications in journals including JAMA, Archives of Internal Medicine, and American Journal of Epidemiology.  Dr. Alley holds a Ph.D. in Gerontology from the University of Southern California and received post-doctoral training in population health through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program at the University of Pennsylvania

Journal Articles:
Click here for a list of Dawn Alley's available publications in PubMed.