Allison Briscoe-Smith, Ph.D.


Allison Briscoe-Smith, Ph.D.

Director, Center for the Vulnerable Child, Children’s Hospital Oakland

Allison Briscoe-Smith, PhD, is the director of the Center for the Vulnerable Child at Children’s Hospital in Oakland, California.  Her background includes research and teaching on subjects related to child abuse, domestic violence, child trauma, and foster care.  She has conducted extensive research related to trauma recovery and worked with the Child Trauma Research Center in San Francisco, California.