Allison L’Hotta

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Division of Public Health Sciences


Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, 2022
OTD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, 2012
B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University, 2010


Allison’s research focuses on improving access to evidence-based cancer rehabilitation programs and reducing barriers to comprehensive cancer care. The overall goal of her research agenda is to reduce cancer-related disability. She takes a mixed methods approach to examine questions from the perspectives of patients and their families, medical providers, and medical systems. She is currently a postdoctoral research associate within the Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control. During her postdoctoral training she is working on research in a variety of areas such as interventions to enhance colorectal cancer screening in rural communities, direct and indirect costs associated with prostate cancer and its treatment, and social network analysis of individuals engaged in dissemination and implementation research.