Allison Shields, MS
Professional Development Officer
Term: 2023 - 2025
Dell Medical School/Dell Children's Medical Center
Allison Shields is ANST’s Professional Development Officer. She is a Pediatric Neuropsychology track predoctoral intern at Dell Medical School/Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin, TX and a doctoral candidate in Psychology at Northwestern University. Allison is working toward a career as a board-certified pediatric neuropsychologist in an academic medical setting. Clinically, her interests lie at the intersection of complex medical conditions and neurodevelopmental disorders. Her research focuses on the multi-method assessment of personality and psychopathology in youth, as well as social determinants of cognitive, mental, and physical health. In her free time, Allison enjoys running, baking, and petting other people's dogs.