Alison Greene

About Alison Greene

Alison Greene is a Research Social Scientist and Director of Adolescent Research and Services for the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW), at the University of Arizona, working with youth and families on health and education community-based research.  In 2005, Alison moved from Philadelphia to Tucson and joined SIROW and the Gender and Women’s Studies Deptartment to work with adolescents and college students on issues of substance abuse prevention and treatment, as well as comprehensive sexuality and health education. 

Originally from NY, Alison spent 8 years in Boston, where she obtained an MA in Women’s Studies and Sociology from Brandeis University, focusing on women’s health.  Alison has worked in diverse settings providing education, outreach, and direct services to adolescents and families.


National Cross-Site Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Court and Reclaiming Futures

State Youth Treatment

Volunteer Telephone Continuing Care Project


Step Forward

Proyecto de las Mariposas (Las Mariposas)

Project CHAT

Project SAFE

Las Rosas: A Recovery Support Systems Approach for Adolescent Girls

Project DAP (Determining Another Path)

Cornerstone Project:  Gender Specific Sexual Health Curriculum for Adolescents

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Contact Information

Alison Greene
Director of Adolescent Research and Services
Telephone: 520-295-9339 x206
Office: 181 S. Tucson Blvd., Suite 101, Tucson, AZ 85716