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Allison Young, MD

Medical Reviewer

Allison Young, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in evidence-based lifestyle interventions for the management of mental distress.

She graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University with a bachelor of science degree in neurobiology and theology. She then obtained her doctor of medicine degree with honors in neuroscience and physiology from the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. She continued her training at NYU during her psychiatry residency, where she was among a small group selected to be part of the residency researcher program and studied novel ways to assess...


Mental health, lifestyle medicine

Board Certifications and Training

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • American College of Lifestyle Medicine


  • Bachelor of Science in Theology and Neurobiology, Georgetown University
  • Doctor of Medicine, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

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