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David Allison PhD

David B. Allison PhD

Dean, Distinguished Professor, Provost Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana

David B. Allison is Dean, Distinguished Professor, and Provost Professor at the Indiana University Bloomington School of Public Health-Bloomington. His research interests include obesity and nutrition, quantitative genetics, clinical trials, statistical and research methodology, and research rigor and integrity. Co-Chair of the National Academy of Sciences’ Strategic Council for Research Excellence, Integrity, and Trust, he is known as an indefatigable champion for increased rigor in all of science and the unvarnished truthful communication of research.


In the last thirty-six months, Dr. Allison has received personal payments or promises for same from: Alkermes, Inc.; Kaleido Biosciences; Novo Nordisk Fonden; and Zero Longevity Science (as stock options). Dr. Allison’s institution, Indiana University, and the Indiana University Foundation have received funds or donations to support his research or educational activities from: Eli Lilly and Company; Pfizer, Inc.; Soleno Therapeutics; WW (formerly Weight Watchers); and numerous other for-profit and non-profit organizations to support the work of the School of Public Health and the university more broadly.

updated 8/10/2023