Allison Scott Gordon, PhD

Allison Scott Gordon (Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2010) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Kentucky. Her research focuses on how the quality of people’s interpersonal communication affects their health decisions. She has published widely on end-of-life decision making in families and has served as a Co-Investigator on multiple extramurally funded projects totaling over $25 million, including grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. Her research has appeared in Annals of Family Medicine, CHESTCommunication MonographsHealth CommunicationJournal of Applied Communication ResearchJournal of Palliative Medicine, and Patient Education and Counseling.