Allison Brenner, PhD, MPH

Senior Director of Quality and Population Health

Allison Brenner is Cascadia’s Senior Director of Quality and Population Health. Allison is trained as a social epidemiologist, with a PhD in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan, and a MPH from Yale University. Prior to her current position, she worked as research faculty in Ann Arbor, Michigan, at the Survey Research Center and the Institute of Social Research, where she was the Primary Investigator on a grant on racial disparities in access to stroke care and stroke rehabilitation.

Allison joined Cascadia’s team in 2018 to support Cascadia’s integration of health care and population health research and innovation. She uses her skills in complex data analysis, survey design, program development and program evaluation, and academic research, to create new programs and services aimed at improving preventative and integrated healthcare. Allison also works to understand the specific psychological, behavioral, social, and medical risk factors of our consumers, enabling Cascadia to target services and health care to the needs of our clients.

Currently Allison is helping develop processes for quality improvement and compliance to support Cascadia in providing integrated services that are consumer-informed and regularly evaluated, ensuring high-quality health care for the community. Allison is honored to be a part of the Cascadia team and to use her skills and expertise to support all of the outstanding staff providing direct support to our clients.