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Allison Stafford

Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing
School of Nursing
DUMC 3322, 307 Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710


Allison McCord Stafford, PhD, RN, is an Assistant Professor at Duke University School of Nursing. Dr. Stafford’s program of research is focused on promoting mental health equity among Latino/a/x young people. She obtained a B.S. in Nursing and a Ph.D. in Nursing Science from Indiana University. As a predoctoral fellow, she completed fellowship programs in in Behavioral Nursing Research (T32NR007066) and Leadership and Education in Adolescent Health (T71MC00008). As a Postdoctoral Associate at Duke University School of Nursing, Dr. Stafford received advanced training in community-engaged and population health research. Her research is currently funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (K23 MD017279-02) and the Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation and focuses on developing and testing multi-level implementation strategies to address inequities in depression treatment use among Latino/a/x teens. 

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing · 2023 - Present School of Nursing

Education, Training & Certifications

Indiana University at Indianapolis · 2018 Ph.D.