Allison Bovell-Ammon, MDiv
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Allison works on multiple projects addressing housing instability among patients and families at Boston Medical Center. She co-leads, with Dr. Sandel, Housing Prescriptions as Health Care for Families, an innovative project connecting high-health care utilizing families experiencing housing instability with services tailored to improve housing stability and health. She also coordinates the Metro Housing Boston co-location site at Boston Medical Center and facilitates partner relationships for Housing Prescriptions as Health Care for Medically Complex Adults.

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  1. Lê-Scherban F, Ettinger de Cuba S, Bovell-Ammon A, Coleman S, Rateau L, Cutts D, Black M, Heeren T, Frank DA. Association Between Material Hardship in Families With Young Children and Federal Relief Program Participation by Race and Ethnicity and Maternal Nativity. JAMA Health Forum. 2023 Apr 07; 4(4):e230508.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37083823; PMCID: PMC10122179; DOI: 10.1001/jamahealthforum.2023.0508;
  2. Bovell-Ammon A, Cuba SE, Cutts DB. Immigrant-Inclusive Policies Promote Child and Family Health. Am J Public Health. 2022 Dec; 112(12):1735-1737.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36383936; PMCID: PMC9670219; DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2022.307098;
  3. Bovell-Ammon A, Ettinger de Cuba S, Lê-Scherban F, Rateau L, Heeren T, Cantave C, Green KA, Frank DA, Cutts D, Ochoa E, Sandel M. Changes in Economic Hardships Arising During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Differences by Nativity and Race. J Immigr Minor Health. 2023 Apr; 25(2):483-488.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36334182; PMCID: PMC9638452; DOI: 10.1007/s10903-022-01410-z;
  4. Bovell-Ammon A, McCann NC, Mulugeta M, Ettinger de Cuba S, Raifman J, Shafer P. Association of the Expiration of Child Tax Credit Advance Payments With Food Insufficiency in US Households. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Oct 03; 5(10):e2234438.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36269356; PMCID: PMC9587477; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.34438;
  5. Cutts DB, Ettinger de Cuba S, Bovell-Ammon A, Wellington C, Coleman SM, Frank DA, Black MM, Ochoa E, Chilton M, Lê-Scherban F, Heeren T, Rateau LJ, Sandel M. Eviction and Household Health and Hardships in Families With Very Young Children. Pediatrics. 2022 Oct 01; 150(4).View Related Profiles. PMID: 36120757; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2022-056692;
  6. Coughlin CG, Bovell-Ammon A, Sandel M. Extending the Child Tax Credit to Break the Cycle of Poverty. JAMA Pediatr. 2022 03 01; 176(3):225-227.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34807239
  7. Ettinger de Cuba S, Mbamalu M, Bovell-Ammon A, Black MM, Cutts DB, Lê-Scherban F, Coleman SM, Ochoa ER, Heeren TC, Poblacion A, Sandel M, Bruce C, Rateau LJ, Frank DA. Prenatal WIC Is Associated with Increased Birth Weight of Infants Born in the United States with Immigrant Mothers. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2022 Aug; 122(8):1514-1524.e4.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35151905
  8. Shafer PR, Gutiérrez KM, Ettinger de Cuba S, Bovell-Ammon A, Raifman J. Association of the Implementation of Child Tax Credit Advance Payments With Food Insufficiency in US Households. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 01 04; 5(1):e2143296.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35024837; PMCID: PMC8759005; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.43296;
  9. Green KA, Bovell-Ammon A, Sandel M. Housing and Neighborhoods as Root Causes of Child Poverty. Acad Pediatr. 2021 Nov-Dec; 21(8S):S194-S199.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34740428
  10. Bovell-Ammon A, Yentel D, Koprowski M, Wilkinson C, Sandel M. Housing Is Health: A Renewed Call for Federal Housing Investments in Affordable Housing for Families With Children. Acad Pediatr. 2021 Jan-Feb; 21(1):19-23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32619545
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