Allison Cook, M.E.M.

Program Specialist
Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Branch, Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program

Telephone: (240) 276-6687
Fax: (240) 276-7920
E-mail: cookal@mail.nih.gov

Degrees
  • M.E.M. (Masters of Environmental Management) Resource Ecology Concentration, Duke School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
  • B.S. - Plant Science, University of California at Davis

Biography

Allison Cook is a Program Specialist in the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP). Her responsibilities include providing programmatic and administrative support to EGRP's Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Branch. She has a particular interest in social epigenomics, cancer and the environment, global health, and long-term effects of exposure to radiation and toxins.

Ms. Cook has worked for NIH since 2004. Prior to joining EGRP, she held a position in the Tobacco Control Research Program (TCRB) within the Division of Cancer Control and Population Science's Behavioral Research Program (BRP), where she provided broad administrative support.

In her former career as an environmental consultant, she prepared an Environmental Impact Statement for the National Science Foundation's United States Antarctic Program, supervised Environmental Protection Agency contracts in the areas of Global Change and Environmental Hazard Assessment at a consulting firm, and prepared a National Environmental Policy Act guidance manual for the President's Council on Environmental Quality. She is a member of the Association For Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS).