Allison Meisner, PhD

Dr. Allison Meisner PhD
Faculty Member

Allison Meisner, PhD

Assistant Professor, Cancer Prevention Program
Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutch

Translational Data Science Integrated Research Center (TDS IRC), Fred Hutch

Mail Stop: M4-B829

Dr. Meisner’s interests include the development of novel methods for utilizing polygenic risk scores and using biomarker combinations for risk prediction. Prior to joining Cancer Prevention, Dr. Meisner worked in the Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division at Fred Hutch, where she focused on HIV prevention trials, including work with the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) and implementation studies in sub-Saharan Africa. She was also involved with trials of both COVID-19 and tuberculosis diagnostic tests.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Affiliate Faculty
Department of Global Health, University of Washington


Johns Hopkins University Department of Biostatistics, Postdoctoral fellow, 2020

University of Washington, 2017, PhD (Biostatistics)

Boston University, 2011, MA (Biostatistics)

University of Connecticut, 2008, BS (Biomedical Engineering)

Research Interests

Risk prediction


Causal inference

SMART designs

Treatment selection

Current Studies

The Effect of Pharmacy-Delivered PrEP Services on Reach and Access in Kenya

Evaluation of Stepped PrEP Adherence Support for Young South African Women Using a SMART Design

PrEP-aring Family Planning Clinics to Streamline Integration of HIV Prevention Services for Young Women in Kenya

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