Dr. Allyson Hughes is a self-proclaimed animal lover, methodology geek and research scientist who collaborates with various industries to develop research projects from beginning to end, and advocates for health policy with the data she collects. Having been diagnosed with T1D herself, she knows all too well the struggles we face. This is what prompted her career path as a health psychologist dedicated to improving the lives of people living with diabetes.
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Dr. Allyson Hughes is a health psychologist who was diagnosed at the age of 7 in rural Ohio. While completing her doctorate, she joined the T1D Exchange Boston. As a scientist, she collaborates with industry partners and pharmaceutical companies to develop research to help people with type 1 diabetes and their family members. She advocates for health policy with data she collects. She is a self-proclaimed animal lover, methodology geek, and chronic disease and disability advocate.
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