Florida TaxWatch is proud to announce the addition of Allison Wiman, RN, BSN, MPH, to our team. Allison is a research analyst focusing on policies and issues related to health care.
Allison brings more than two decades of experience in nursing and research with presentations and publications on topics ranging from nutrition and school nursing to risk assessments and childhood development.
“Florida TaxWatch has long been the state’s premier independent government watchdog because of the depth and breadth of our research professionals,” said Dominic M. Calabro, president and CEO of Florida TaxWatch. “Allison is a perfect fit for our world-class research team on health care topics including telehealth, expanding the scope of practice for nurse practitioners, and other issues that affect the future of everyone in the Sunshine State.”
A native of northwest Indiana, Allison is married with three children and has lived in Tallahassee since 1996. She earned her B.S. in Biochemistry and Agronomy from Purdue University, her B.S. in Nursing from FAMU and her Master of Public Health from Florida State University. Her professional experience includes work as a toxicologist, a research associate and Senior Community Health Nurse with the Florida Department of Health. Allison was part of an FSU team that taught emergency management and CPR to over 300 students and adults in a remote region of Nepal.
“Florida TaxWatch’s research has set the tone for critical policy discussions in our state,” said Wiman. “I am proud to join the team and continue my professional and personal mission of helping everyone enjoy a healthy and productive life.”