Allison Bovell-Ammon

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Allison Bovell-Ammon

Allison Bovell-Ammon
Deputy Director of Policy Strategy
Children's HealthWatch
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Allison Bovell-Ammon is Deputy Director of Policy Strategy for Children’s HealthWatch. In her role, Allison leads the federal policy work of Children’s HealthWatch. She does this by working closely with other staff members and leaders to identify policy priorities, develop advocacy and communications strategies and foster partnerships for maximizing the impact of Children’s HealthWatch to inform policies that improve child and family health. Allison also works with members of the Advisory Board to advance the mission of the organization. And she co-leads with Dr. Sandel Housing Prescriptions as Health Care, an innovative project connecting high-health care utilizing families experiencing housing instability with services tailored to improve housing stability and health. Previously, Allison was the Boston-Site Coordinator for Children’s HealthWatch where she supervised data collection in the Boston Medical Center Emergency Department before transitioning to the Headquarters team as the Research, Policy and Communications Coordinator. In that role, she coordinated the Healthy Families EITC Coalition and was the primary liaison for Witnesses to Hunger.