CODA’s Deputy Director since 2014, Alison previously directed CODA’s Addiction Medicine Programs. She has worked exclusively with under-served and indigent populations since moving to Multnomah County in 1999. Prior to joining CODA in 2010, Alison managed a psychiatric urgent-care clinic, where she worked with high-risk patients and supervised a multidisciplinary team of mental health and medical professionals. She studied Clinical Psychology at University of Montana and received her Master of Counseling from Pacific University. She is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Healthcare Management at OHSU.