Allison Rosen

Cancer, Mental Health

Allison Rosen, is a Houston, Texas native, and colorectal cancer survivor. She dedicates her life to use her voice and platform to educate, advocate, and continuously learn how best to represent the collective adolescent and young adult community and the colorectal cancer community. Allison is a Project Director at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, focusing on colorectal prevention. She has a combined 15 years of experience in the oncology space, focusing on designing, implementing, and evaluating public health programs and initiatives, to address cancer awareness and disparities among the medically underserved. She serves as a patient, research and policy advocate working with Fight Colorectal Cancer, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, American Cancer Society-Cancer Action Network, Colorectal Cancer Alliance, Colon Cancer Coalition, SWOG Cancer Research Network, and volunteers and serves on numerous committees at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Through her own experience at beating Stage 2 colorectal cancer, she works to bridge the gap between the healthcare system and the communities that it serves. Allison loves to travel, nature, music, dancing, and will never say no to an adventure.