Dr. Allison is a Penn Medicine physician who is employed by or has a contract with the Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania.
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Academy for Eating Disorders, Committee Member, Committee for Membership Recruitment and Retention 2010 - present
Chair, Special Interest Group, “Eating and Sleep” 2008 - 2012
Position Paper Committee 2007 - 2010;
Public Affairs Council, 2005 - 2006
The Obesity Society (formerly NAASO), Member, Clinical Committee 2012 - present
American Psychological Association, Member
American Psychological Association Division 38 (Health Psychology), Member
Penn Behavioral Health
3535 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Allison KC, Sarwer DB, Pare E Issues related to weight management during pregnancy among overweight and obese women. Expert Review of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2 249-254 2007.
Lundgren JD, Newberg AB, Allison KC, Wintering NA, Ploessl K, Stunkard AJ 123I-ADAM SPECT imaging of serotonin transporter binding in patients with night eating syndrome: a preliminary report.. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging 162 214-220 2008.
Allison KC, Lundgren JD, O’Reardon JP, Martino NS, Sarwer DB, Wadden TA, Crosby RD, Engel SG, Stunkard AJ The Night Eating Questionnaire (NEQ): psychometric properties of a measure of severity of the night eating syndrome. Eating Behaviors 9 (1) 62-72 2008.
Allison KC, Grilo CM, Masheb RM, Stunkard AJ High self-reported rates of neglect and emotional abuse by persons with Binge Eating Disorder and Night Eating Syndrome. Behaviour Research and Therapy 2007.
Allison KC, Crow SJ, Reeves RR, West DS, Foreyt JP, DiLillo VG, Wadden TA, Jeffery RW, Van Dorsten B, Stunkard AJ and the Eating Disorders Subgroup of the Look AHEAD Research Group The prevalence of binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Obesity 15 1285-1291 2007.
Rogers NL, Dinges DF, Allison KC, Maislin G, Martino N, O’Reardon JP, Stunkard AJ Assessment of sleep in women with night eating syndrome. Sleep 29 814-819 2006.
O’Reardon JP, Allison KC, Martino NS, Lundgren JD, Heo M, Stunkard AJ A Randomized placebo-controlled trial of sertraline in the treatment of the night eating syndrome. American Journal of Psychiatry 163 893-898 2006.
Allison KC, Wadden TA, Sarwer DB, Fabricatore AN, Crerand C, Gibbons L, Stack R, Stunkard AJ, Williams N Night eating syndrome and binge eating disorder among persons seeking bariatric surgery: prevalence and related features.. Obesity 14 77S-82S 2006.
Allison KC, Ahima RS, O’Reardon JP, Dinges DF, Sharma V, Cummings DE, Heo M, Martino N, Stunkard AJ Neuroendocrine Profiles Associated with Energy Intake, Sleep, and Stress in the Night Eating Syndrome. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 90 6214-6217 2005.
Allison KC, Stunkard AJ, Thier SL Overcoming night eating syndrome: A step-by-step guide to breaking the cycle. 2004.