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Allison L. Scott

Allison L. Scott

Assistant Professor


(NURS)-Department of Nursing

Phone: 479-575-3761

Fax: (479) 575-3218

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Infant Feeding

Marshallese children and mothers

Childhood Obesity

Graduate and Undergraduate Pediatrics; Teaching and Health Promotion


D.N.P., University of Missouri, Kansas City
M.S.N., P.N.P., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock
B.S.N., R.N.P., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock
Certified Nurse Practitioner

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant


  • Shreve, M., Scott, A., & Johnson, K.V. (2017)  Adequately addressing pediatric obesity: current challenges faced by primary care providers (SMJ-16-227) Southern Medical Journal.


  • Scott, A.L, Shreve, M., Ayers, B., & McElfish, P.  Breastfeeding perceptions, beliefs and experiences of Marshallese migrants: an exploratory study. Public Health Nutrition. April, 2016. Doi: 10/1017/S1368980016001221

  • Scott, A., Shreve, M., Ayers, B., & McElfish, P. (2016).  Acculturation and breastfeeding: Challenges and finding solutions [Abstract]. Journal of Human Lactation, 32(4), p. 760.
  • Scott, A.L. (2016). Normal Newborn Care. In  Green, C.J. (Ed.),  Maternal Newborn Nursing care Plans, (3rd ed. pp. 375-391) St. Louis: Mosby. 

Breastfeeding Education and Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates: Exclusive Breastfeeding Promotion in a Clinic Setting”, Clinical Lactation (December, 2014).

Contributor for one chapter: (2011) Green, C.J., Maternal Newborn Nursing Care Plans,(2nd ed.) Mosby: St. Louis, MO. *Planned revision May-July, 2013.

Test item writer (65 questions), Pearson Publications: NCLEX Review: June-July, 2010.