Allison Willis, MD, MS

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Associate Professor of Neurology
Attending Neurologist, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Faculty Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Faculty Scholar, Institute of Aging, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Senior Scholar, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Faculty Scholar, Center for Pharmacoepidemiology Research and Training, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Co-Director, Resource Center for Minority Aging Research, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Blockley Hall, Room 811
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Lab: 2155734983
MD (Medicine)
University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2002.
MSCI (Master of Science in Clinical Investigation)
Washington University School of Medicine, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Gotlieb, Evelyn G, Blank, Leah, Willis, Allison W, Agarwal, Parul, Jette, Nathalie: Health equity integrated epilepsy care and research: A narrative review. Epilepsia 64(11): 2878-2890, Nov 2023.

Crispo, James AG, Liu, Lisa JW, Noonan, Vanessa K, Thorogood, Nancy P, Kwon, Brian K, Dvorak, Marcel F, Thibault, Dylan, Willis, Allison W, Cragg, Jacquelyn J: Nationwide emergency department visits for pediatric traumatic spinal cord injury in the United States, 2016–2020. Frontiers in Neurology 14: 1264589, Nov 2023.

Hamedani, Ali G, De Lott, Lindsey B, Willis, Allison W: Nationwide trends in emergency department utilisation for acute retinal ischaemia in the USA, 2011–2018. British Journal of Ophthalmology 107(10): 1490-1495, Oct 2023.

Aamodt, Whitley W, Dahodwala, Nabila, Bilker, Warren B, Farrar, John T, Willis, Allison W: Unique characteristics of end-of-life hospitalizations in Parkinson disease. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience 15, Oct 2023.

Abraham, Danielle S, Nguyen, Thanh Phuong Pham, Newcomb, Craig W, Gray, Shelly L, Hennessy, Sean, Leonard, Charles E, Liu, Qing, Weintraub, Daniel, Willis, Allison W: Comparative safety of antimuscarinics versus mirabegron for overactive bladder in Parkinson disease. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 115: 105822, Oct 2023.

Nguyen, Thanh Phuong Pham, Gray, Shelly L, Newcomb, Craig, Liu, Qing, Hamedani, Ali G, Hennessy, Sean, Willis, Allison W: Change In Fall Risk-Increasing Drug Use Among Individuals with Parkinson Disease Before and After a Serious Injury (P2-5.032). Parkinsonism Relat Disord. Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology, 114, Sep 2023.

Hamedani, Ali G, Auinger, Peggy, Willis, Allison W, Safarpour, Delaram, Shprecher, David, Stover, Natividad, Subramanian, Thyagarajan, Cloud, Leslie: Adjusting for Underrepresentation Reveals Widespread Underestimation of Parkinson''s Disease Symptom Burden. Movement disorders 38(9): 1679-1687, Sep 2023.

Nguyen, Thanh Phuong Pham, Gray, Shelly L, Newcomb, Craig W, Liu, Qing, Hamedani, Ali G, Weintraub, Daniel, Hennessy, Sean, Willis, Allison W: Potentially inappropriate medications in older adults with Parkinson disease before and after hospitalization for injury. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 114: 105793, Aug 2023.

Aamodt, Whitley W, Bilker, Warren B, Willis, Allison W, Farrar, John T: Sociodemographic and Geographic Disparities in End-of-Life Health Care Intensity Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Parkinson Disease. Neurology: Clinical Practice 13(4), Aug 2023.

Pearson, Caroline, Hartzman, Alex, Munevar, Dianne, Feeney, Megan, Dolhun, Rachel, Todaro, Veronica, Rosenfeld, Sheera, Willis, Allison, Beck, James C: Care access and utilization among medicare beneficiaries living with Parkinson’s disease. NPJ Parkinson's Disease 9(1): 108, Jul 2023.

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