Dr. Allison Linton awarded AHW grant to Increase Access to Reproductive Health Services at Milwaukee Co. Health Departments

Dr. Allison Linton awarded AHW grant to Increase Access to Reproductive Health Services at Milwaukee Co. Health Departments

In partnership with Health Care Education and Training (HCET) and four Milwaukee County Health Departments, Allison Linton, MD, MPH (Obstetrics and Gynecology Generalist) has been awarded an Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin (AHW) grant on “Lowering Uninsured, STI & Unintended Pregnancy at Milwaukee County Health Departments.”

Dr. Linton will act as the project’s primary academic partner, providing medical expertise and training. In collaboration with the project’s partners, she will help to develop and adopt policies, procedures and practices at four local health departments (Oak Creek, South Milwaukee, Greenfield, West Allis) to expand access to health insurance enrollment assistance and reproductive health services for Milwaukee residents.

Dr. Linton received her medical degree from Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in 2011, followed by a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University from 2011 to 2015. She remained at Northwestern from 2015-2017, completing a Fellowship in Family Planning as well as a Masters in Public Health, prior to joining the Medical College of Wisconsin.

In addition to being proficient in general obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Linton’s areas of expertise include contraception in women with complex medical conditions, pregnancy options counseling, and management of complex pregnancies and pregnancy loss in the first and second trimester.