University of California, Riverside

School of Medicine

Leadership Team — Scott A. Allen

 Scott A. Allen

Scott A. Allen

Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Interim Chair, Internal Medicine


  • Responsible for managing the recruitment and promotion process for faculty appointments
  • Medical Director of the Access Clinic, a primary care clinic for disabled adults at the Riverside University Health System - Medical Center


  • Formerly clinical associate professor of medicine at Brown University’s Alpert Medical School
  • Career includes public sector service caring for patients institutionalized in Rhode Island’s prison and state hospital system and work in community health centers
  • Research on the role of medical professionals in the treatment of U.S. prisoners and detainees has contributed to the formation of policies, publications and ethical guidelines published by the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, National Commission on Correctional Health Care, American Psychiatric Association, the Institute of Medicine and the United Nationals Special Rapporteur on Torture.


  • Residency, Internal Medicine, The Miriam Hospital
  • M.D., Brown University
  • B.S., Physics, Bates College

Selected Professional Activities & Awards

  • Arc of Riverside,  Board of Directors, 2012–present
  • Invited to serve on the Planning Committee and as a Panelist for the Institute of Medicine’s Workshop on Medical Ethics: Issues Regarding Dual Loyalties
  • Co-Director, Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights, The Immunology Center, Miriam Hospital, Brown University, 2005-2011
  • External Reviewer, Institute of Medicine, Hepatitis and Liver Cancer: A National Strategy for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis B and C, 2009
  • Fleet Community Fellow, Brown University, 2001 and 2004

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

School Information

School of Medicine
2608 School of Medicine Education Building

Admissions Inquiries: (951) 827-7353

General Inquiries: (951) 827-4568

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