Allie Wollum, MPH
Allie is a PhD candidate at UCLA in the Department of Community Health Sciences. Allie examines the quality of and access to sexual and reproductive health services and the effects of social, economic, and policy barriers on people’s ability to exercise their reproductive autonomy. Allie leads work on social norms and stigma in abortion care. She also conducts research on novel forms of contraceptive and abortion care access including over-the-counter access to oral contraceptive pills, pharmacist prescribing of hormonal contraception, telehealth models, and abortion accompaniment. Allie was a research fellow at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. Previously, she also worked to build the community organizing initiative PIH|Engage at Partners In Health. Allie holds a Master in Public Health degree from the University of Washington in Global Health with a concentration in Health Metrics and Evaluation and a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University in Community Health and International Relations.