Alison M. Buttenheim


  • Alison Buttenheim and co-researchers' study on the Philadelphia community's use of the Free Library staff as de facto social workers and community health specialists in preparation for an opiod overdose, was mentioned in Penn Medicine News.

  • Alison Buttenheim is cited in a new article written by Isabel Fattal in The Atlantic about the complexities of policy change as it relates to school start times. Although people are not in agreement about what time high school should actually start, it is clear that many are slow to challenge the status quo. Buttenheim and a team of researchers wrote "Applying behavioral insights to delay school start times" published in Sleep Health. They suggest 4 strategies to influence decision-making processes and demonstrate how they can be applied to efforts aimed at changing school start time policies. Read the Atlantic article here.

  • Allison Buttenheim spoke about best nursing practices at the 2016 Penn Health Policy Retreat.


  • Using Behavioral Insights to Maximize Vaccine Coverage with Alison M. Buttenheim