Dr. Katy Allison is an implementation scientist and behavioral health researcher specializing in qualitative and mixed methods research. Her work involves studying the implementation of treatment services in criminal justice settings and emergency departments, particularly for survivors of sexual violence and those at risk for suicide. Dr. Allison received her Ph.D. in Health Promotion and Prevention Research, as well as her Master of Public Health (MPH), from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health. She completed a NIDA-funded postdoctoral fellowship in translational addiction research at UAMS. Dr. Allison is also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). Her research interests include implementation science, qualitative research methods, technology-based interventions, and addressing health disparities for underserved populations, such as LGBTQ populations, justice-involved individuals, and sexual assault survivors. Currently, Dr. Allison serves on the evaluation team for the UAMS TeleSANE Program and supports research in the Rural Telehealth Evaluation Center for the UAMS Institute for Digital Health.