Alison M. Buttenheim


  • Alison Buttenheim (PSC Research Associate) was featured in a Penn Today article about the ethical implications of the development and allocation of a COVID-19 vaccine.

  • Alison M. Buttenheim (PSC Research Associate) was quoted in an ABC News article about social distancing and the recent presidential rally.

  • Alison M. Buttenheim (PSC Research Associate) was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about potential challenges for the region as we move into the "yellow" phase.

Associate Professor of Nursing
Associate Professor of Health Policy

Ph.D., Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, 2007


  • 2019 MacArthur 100 and Change Competition: Alison M. Buttenheim and Harsha Thirumurthy on Behavioral Solutions to End the World's Largest HIV Epidemic
  • Penn Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics: Alison M. Buttenheim on Using Behavioral Insights to Maximize Vaccine Coverage
  • Penn Nursing Science: Alison M. Buttenheim on How Intentionally Unvaccinated Students Put Others at Risk