Allison Krusky

  • Research Specialist


Allison Krusky is a research associate at the Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center and Prevention Research Center. She leads the summer parcel assessments and participates on the evaluation team for many projects. Ms. Krusky received a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Michigan State University. She completed her dietetic internship at the University of Michigan Health System and is a registered dietitian. She also holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Michigan.



Krusky, A. M., Heinze, J. E., Reischl, T. M., Aiyer, S. M., Franzen, S. P., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). The effects of produce gardens on neighborhoods: A test of the greening hypothesis in a post-industrial city. Landscape and Urban Planning136, 68–75.
Lumeng, J. C., Kaciroti, N., Sturza, J., Krusky, A. M., Miller, A. L., Peterson, K. E., … Reischl, T. M. (2015). Changes in body mass index associated with head start participation. Pediatrics135(2), e449–456.


Miller, A. L., Krusky, A. M., Franzen, S., Cochran, S., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2012). Partnering to translate evidence-based programs to community settings: bridging the gap between research and practice. Health Promot Pract13(4), 559–66.