Extensive experience (25+ years) conducting local and national research and program evaluation in pediatrics, medical education and community health. Responsible for hiring, training and supervision of research staff, statistical analysis and reporting and presenting results.
Implemented processes to longitudinal program evaluation resulting in significant improvements in outcome measurement.
Successfully developed program evaluation strategies for community health improvement projects.
Provided training for successive cohorts of graduate and medical students in research design and methods.
Anticipated graduation May 2016
Minor in Foreign Language
American Public Health Association
United Way Women's Leadership Council
Place of Birth: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Brent D, Crumrine P, Varma R, Allan M and Allman C: Phenobarbital Treatment and Major Depressive Disorder in Children with Epilepsy.
Pediatrics, 80(6): 909-917, 1987.
Brent DA, Perper JA, Goldstein CE, Kolko DJ, Allan MJ, Allman CJ, Zelenak, JP: Risk Factors for Adolescent Suicide: A Comparison of Adolescent Suicide Victims with Suicidal Inpatients. Arch. Gen. Psychiat., 45:581-588, 1988.
Brent DA, Kerr MM, Goldstein C, Bozigar J, Wartella M, Allan MJ: An Outbreak of Suicide and Suicidal Behavior in a High School? J. Amer. Acad. Child Adol. Psychiat., 28(6): 918-24, 1989.
Brent DA, Crumrine PK, Varma R, Brown RV, Allan MJ: Phenobarbital and Major Depressive Disorder in Children with Epilepsy: A Naturalistic Follow-up. Pediatrics, 85(6): 1086-91, 1990.
Brent DA, Kolko DJ, Allan MJ, Brown RV: Suicidality in Affectively Disordered Adolescent Inpatients. J. Amer. Acad. Child Adol. Psychiat., 29(4): 586-93, 1990.
Gavaler JS, Deal SR, Van Thiel DH, Arria A, Allan MJ: Alcohol and estrogen levels in postmenopausal women: the spectrum of effect. Alcohol Clin. Exp. Res., 17(4): 786-90, 1993.
Gavaler JS, Smith WI, Jr, Van Thiel, DH, Rosenblum ER, Deal SR, Allan MJ: "Binge" versus steady drinking: Effects on the liver in the ovariectomized rat. Alcoholism: Clin. Exp. Res. 17:355-358, 1993.
Klein JD, Graff CA, Santelli JS, Hedberg VA, Allan MJ, Elster AB. Developing Quality Measures for Adolescent Care: Validity of Adolescent's Self-reported Receipt of Preventive Services. Health Services Research 34:1 (April 1999, Part II) pp. 391-404.
Klein, JD, Levine LJ, Allan MJ. Delivery of Smoking Prevention and Cessation Services to Adolescents by Pediatricians and Family Physicians. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2001;155:597-602.
Klein JD, Graff CA, Santelli JS, Allan MJ, Elster AB. Improving Adolescent Health Care Surveillance. Health Survey Research Methods, 7th Conference Proceedings, National Center for Health Statistics, DHHS, USPHS. Hyattsville, MD, Feb. 2001.
Klein JD, Allan MJ, Elster AB, Stevens D, Cox C, Hedberg VA, Goodman RA. Improving Adolescent Preventive Care in Community Health Centers. Pediatrics, 107(2): 318-327, 2001.
Kelts EAS, Allan MJ, Klein JD. Where Are We on Teen Sex?: Delivery of Reproductive Health Services to Adolescents by Family Physicians. Fam Med. 2001;33(5):376-381.
Crean HF, Hightower AD, Allan MJ. School-Based Child Care for Children of Teen Parents: Evaluation of an Urban Program Designed to Keep Young Mothers in School. Evaluation and Program Planning, 24(3):267-275, 2001.
Santelli J, Klein J, Graff C, Allan M, Elster A. Reliability in Adolescent Reporting of Clinician Counseling, Health Care Use, and Health Behaviors. Med Care. 2002 Jan; 40(1):26-37.
Marcell AV, Klein JD, Fischer I, Allan MJ, Kokotailo PK. Male Adolescent Use of Health Care Services: Where are the Boys? Journal of Adolescent Health, 30:35-43, 2002.
Halterman JS, McConnochie KM, Conn K, Yoos HL, Kaczorowski JM, Holzhauer RJ, Allan M, and Szilagyi PG. A Potential Pitfall in Provider Assessments of the Quality of Asthma Control. Ambulatory Pediatrics: 2003. Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 102-105.
Kaczorowski J, Aligne CA, Halterman JS, Allan MJ, Aten MJ, Shipley LJ. A Block Rotation in Community Health and Child Advocacy: Improved Competency of Pediatric Residency Graduates. Ambulatory Pediatrics.
Yawman D, McIntosh S, Fernandez D, Auinger P, Allan M, Weitzman M. The Use of Spanish by Medical Students and Residents at One University Hospital. Academic Medicine. 2006;81 (5):468-473.
Yawman D, Howard C, Auinger P, Garfunkel, L, Allan, M, Weitzman, M. Pain Relief for Neonatal Circumcision: A Follow-up of Residency Training Practices. Ambulatory Pediatrics. 2006;6 (4):210-214.
Brent, David A. Kerr, Mary Margaret. Goldstein, Charles. Bozigar, James. Wartella, Mary. Allan, Marjorie J. An Outbreak of Suicide and Suicidal Behavior. In: Chess, Stella (Ed); Hertzig, Margaret E. (Ed); et al. Annual progress in child psychiatry and child development. Brunner/Mazel, Inc. New York, NY. Vii, 603 pp (1991).
Grant preparation and budgeting
Program evaluation planning and management
Teaching and mentoring
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