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Addiction & Overdose Steering Committee Member
Sean T. Allen, DrPH, is an Assistant Scientist in the Department of Health, Behavior, and Society. His mixed-methods research examines the structural drivers of public health among marginalized populations, including people who use drugs. Dr. Allen has particular interests in rural health disparities, harm reduction initiatives, policy change as a structural intervention for infectious disease and overdose prevention, and the intersections between research and drug policy. Dr. Allen completed his post-doctoral training at Johns Hopkins University in the Drug Dependence Epidemiology Training Program. During his postdoctoral training, he also served as a Senior Policy Advisor at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.