Dr. Ann Allison grew up in Kittanning. Her interest in optometry developed while working as an optician during the summer in college. She graduated magna cum laude from Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health. Dr. Allison chose to attend the New England College of Optometry in Boston and earned her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2001.
Following Optometry school, Dr. Allison pursued an additional year of post-graduate study in primary care optometry. She moved to Gallup, New Mexico and worked with the outpatient clinic of the Gallup Indian Medical Center until completing her residency in 2002.
In her spare time Dr. Ann enjoys yoga, piano, running and is an avid reader.