Alison Elliott, M.P.H

Project Coordinator

Alison Elliott is a project coordinator focused on multiple California Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program funded projects at the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity and the UCLA Center for Cancer Prevention and Control Research. Her research interests include tobacco use prevention, as well as adolescent and community mental health interventions.Prior to her work at UCLA, Alison received her MPH from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her work has focused on reducing inequities in tobacco use and preventing youth initiation of tobacco use. As a part of her master’s program at Gillings, she also worked alongside Rural Opportunity Institute in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, to evaluate a trauma-informed community resilience initiative. Alison has also worked in tobacco control policy and advocacy at the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in Washington, DC.Alison was born and raised in the Philadelphia area and received her undergraduate degree in Public Health at the University of Pennsylvania. In her free time, she enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee and taking her cat on walks.