Alison Warren Alison Warren
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Research and Leadership

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Department: Clinical Research and Leadership


  • Bachelor of Arts, Kent State University, 2005
  • Master's of Science, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, 2010
  • Doctorate, Bastyr University, 2012
  • Master's of Science, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2017
  • Masters, Harvard University Master of Liberal Arts in Extension Studies, 2023


  • Integrative Medicine


Warren, A., Nyavor, Y., Zarabian, N., Mahoney, A., Frame, L. Gut Microbiome, Epigenetics, and Neuro-Inflammatory Disease In: Ferguson, B., and Frese, B.eds Nutrition in the Control of Inflammation. Elsevier. Forthcoming 2024. ISBN: 9780443189791

Warren, A. The relationship between gender differences in dietary habits, neuroinflammation, and Alzheimer’s disease. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 16: 10.3389.

Warren, A., Nyavor, Y., Zarabian, N., Mahoney, A., Frame, LA. The microbiota-gut-brain-immune interface in the pathogenesis of neuroinflammaory diseases: A narrative review of the emerging literature. Frontiers in Immunology, 15: 10.3389.

Leigh A. Frame (presenter), Alison Warren, Nur Hasan, Abdelmohsen Al Qalam, Mina Farah, Michaela Karam, Katherine Rangoussis, Mikhail Kogan. "Brain Health & the Microbiome: A Proof-of-Concept Study in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment". 10th International Human Microbiome Consortium Congress. Rome, Italy. June 22-25, 2024.

Warren, A., Nyavor, Y., Beguelin, A., Frame, L. (2024). Dangers of the chronic stress response in the context of the microbiota-gut-immune-brain axis and mental health: A narrative review. Frontiers in Immunology, 15: 10.3389.

American Medical Association. MedEd's horizon: Just, merciful, diverse and equitable. Reimaging Medical Education: Dementia. Published 2023.

Warren, A. (2023), An integrative approach to dementia care. Frontiers in Aging, 4:1143408.

Sabat SR, Warren A. (2023) Exploring why “memory loss” is a misleading descriptor of people living with dementia and can lead to dysfunctional care. Dementia, 0(0).

Warren, A. (2023). BPSD reconsidered: Diagnostic considerations to preserve personhood in persons with dementia. Frontiers in Dementia, 2: 1272400.

Warren, A. (2023). Can a translational science approach change the dementia narrative in medical education? Frontiers in Dementia, 2: 1288817.

Warren, A. (2023). The relationship between perceived stigma and perceived stress in cognitive decline: A survey of persons with mild cognitive impairment and their caregivers. Frontiers in Psychology, 14:10.3389.

Corr P, Signlin M, Dyer K, Powell C, Dawson D, Meinhardt J, Warren A, Frame LA. Fostering Health and Well-Being Among Pre-Health Students. In: Schwartz L and Ganjoo R eds. Handbook of Research on Developing Competencies for Pre-Health Professional Students, Advisors, and Programs. IGI Global Publishers 2022. ISBN-13: 978-1799896173

Warren A. (2022) Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia as a Means of Communication: Considerations for Reducing Stigma and Promoting Person-Centered Care. Frontiers in Psychology 13, 875246.

Warren, A. (2022). Heightened Emotion Processing As a Compensatory Mechanism in Person's with Alzheimer's Disease: Psychological Insights from The Tri-Network Model. Frontiers in Dementia, 1, 983331.

Warren, A. (2021). Preserved Consciousness in Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias: Caregiver Awareness and Communication Strategies. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 790025–790025.

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

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