Angela Allen Biography

Dr. Angela M. Allen has a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation. She is also a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse with a specialization in research.

Dr. Allen was appointed to serve as a research nurse at Banner Alzheimer Institute (BAI). Banner Alzheimer Institute’s vision is to be the preeminent interdisciplinary research institute devoted to world-class basic and translational research, clinical care, prevention and education. This position has culminated her as the Clinical Research Program Director of Nursing Research. Dr. Allen has been employed with Banner Health and Arizona State University for over ten years and currently serves in numerous capacities, including Arizona State University John A. Hartford Fellow and Banner Health co-investigator a research intervention study titled: Dementia Care Initiative. Additionally, Dr. Allen is an active member of Black Nurses Association of Greater Phoenix Area; Arizona Community Foundation Black Philanthropist; and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Phoenix Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter having served as the chair of the Physical and Mental Health committee. She currently serves on several boards, such as, National Black Nurses Association in Washington, D.C.; Tanner Community Development Corporation in Phoenix, Arizona; Senior Leadership Council for Alzheimer’s Association in Phoenix, Arizona; Consultant for the National Brain Health Center for African Americans in Richmond, Virginia, as well as, a curriculum developer, peer reviewer and special interest group chairperson for the National Association of Rehabilitation Nursing. 

Dr. Allen holds a Doctorate degree in geriatric nursing, a Master of Arts in Teaching, a Master in Education Specialist with a certification in Administration, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing