Allison Gibson
Allison Gibson
Claremont Building
Allison Gibson


Allison Gibson is a new adjunct faculty member with Ashland University, and she is teaching two classes for the department this fall. Prior to coming to Ashland she worked for the Alzheimer’s Association. Currently, she also works with the Community and Youth Collaborative Institute at the Ohio State University’s College of Social Work. Allison specializes in research and practice with older adults with memory impairment, as well as family caregiving and emergency services for aging populations. On a personal note, Allison enjoys traveling, hiking and volunteering with social service organizations such as the American Red Cross.

Research Areas

Interventions for cognitive impairment
Family caregiving
Emergency services for older adults


B.S.W., The Ohio State University
M.S.W., The Ohio State University
Doctoral Candidate, The Ohio State University