Allison Bovell-Ammon

Deputy Director of Policy Strategy at Children’s HealthWatch

Allison Bovell-Ammon
  • Title Deputy Director of Policy Strategy at Children’s HealthWatch
  • Education Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Birmingham-Southern College
    Master of Divinity from Boston University School of Theology

Allison Bovell-Ammon is Deputy Director of Policy Strategy for Children’s HealthWatch. In her role, Allison leads the federal policy work of Children’s HealthWatch. She does this by working closely with the Executive Council, Executive Director, and Deputy Director of Innovative Partnerships, to identify Children’s HealthWatch policy priorities, develop advocacy and communications strategies and foster partnerships for maximizing the impact of Children’s HealthWatch to inform policies that improve child and family health. In coordination with the Leadership Team and the Communications and External Relations Specialist, Allison works with members of the Advisory Board to advance the mission of the organization. She also co-leads with Dr. Sandel Housing Prescriptions as Health Care, an innovative project connecting high-health care utilizing families experiencing housing instability with services tailored to improve housing stability and health.

Allison is also an active member of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain where she teaches the children’s Sunday School class and volunteers with Black and Pink. In her free time, she enjoys riding her bike, yoga, gardening, and cooking and sharing meals with friends.

Location: Jamaica Plain, MA



Areas/Topics of Expertise
Activism, Non-profits, Public Health, and Research

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