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Allison Willis, MD, MS

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
Education:
MD (Medicine)
University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2002.
MSCI (Master of Science in Clinical Investigation)
Washington University School of Medicine, 2013.
Post-Graduate Training
Medicine Intern, Washington University School of Medicine, 2002-2003.
Adult Neurology Resident, Washington University School of Medicine, 2003-2005.
Adult Neurology Chief Resident, Washington University School of Medicine , 2005-2006.
Movement Disorders Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine, 2006-2009.
Graduate Program in Clinical Investigation, Applied Epidemiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 2009-2013.
Certifications
Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Zheng, Richard, Rios-Diaz, Arturo J, Thibault, Dylan P, Crispo, James AG, Willis, Allison W, Willis, Alliric I: A contemporary analysis of goiters undergoing surgery in the United States. The American Journal of Surgery 2020.

Rios-Diaz Arturo J, Zheng Richard, Thibault Dylan P, Crispo James A G, Willis Allison W, Willis Alliric I: Understanding nationwide readmissions after thyroid surgery. Surgery 165(2): 423-430, Feb 2019.

Recober Ana, Patel Payal B, Thibault Dylan P, Hill Andrew W, Kaiser Eric A, Willis Allison W: Sociodemographic Factors Associated With Hospital Care for Pediatric Migraine: A National Study Using the Kids' Inpatient Dataset. Pediatric neurology 91: 34-40, Feb 2019.

Mantri Sneha, Fullard Michelle E, Beck James, Willis Allison W: State-level prevalence, health service use, and spending vary widely among Medicare beneficiaries with Parkinson disease. NPJ Parkinson's disease 5: 1, Jan 2019.

Mantri Sneha, Fullard Michelle, Gray Shelly L, Weintraub Daniel, Hubbard Rebecca A, Hennessy Sean, Willis Allison W: Patterns of Dementia Treatment and Frank Prescribing Errors in Older Adults With Parkinson Disease. JAMA Neurology 76(1): 41-49, Jan 2019.

Hill Chloe E, Blank Leah J, Thibault Dylan, Davis Kathryn A, Dahodwala Nabila, Litt Brian, Willis Allison W: Continuous EEG is associated with favorable hospitalization outcomes for critically ill patients. Neurology 92(1): e9-e18, Jan 2019.

Blank, Leah, Willis, Allison W.: Incidence of Epilepsy Among Medicare Beneficiaries Diagnosed with Alzheimer Dementia or Parkinson Disease. Neurology 2019 Notes: Also a platform presentation at the 2019 American Academy of Neurology annual meeting.

Acton, E, Blank, L, Davis, K, Willis, AW: Sociodemographic Characteristics and Mortality Associated with Incident Epilepsy Among Medicare Beneficiaries. Neurology 2019 Notes: Also a platform presentation at the 2019 American Academy of Neurology annual meeting.

Mendizabal, A, Willis AW: Characteristics of Homebound Medicare Beneficiaries with Parkinson Disease. Neurology 2019.

Aamodt, A, Rubenstein, M, Willis, AW: The Pattern of Neurologic Disease in Tanzanian Tribal Populations. Neurology 2019.

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