Allison Gilbert Robertson, PhD, MPH


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Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Assistant Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / Social & Community Psychiatry
Brightleaf Square, Ste 23B
Durham, NC 27701
Office Telephone:
(919) 682-8394
  • PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009
  • MPH, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 2002
Research Interests:
Research interests include mental health and substance abuse services and policy; links between mental illness, substance abuse and criminal justice involvement; effectiveness of criminal diversion and prison re-entry programs for adults with serious mental illness; and other legal and policy mechanism as mental health interventions.
Representative Publications:
  • Gilbert, AR; Domino, ME; Morrissey, JP; Gaynes, BN. Differential service utilization associated with trauma-informed integrated treatment for women with co-occurring disorders. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. 2012;39:426-439.  Abstract
  • Swanson, J; Gilbert, AR. Mental illness and firearm violence. JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association. 2011;306:930-931.  Abstract
  • Close, K; Rozier, RG; Zeldin, LP; Gilbert, AR. Barriers to the adoption and implementation of preventive dental services in primary medical care. Pediatrics. 2010;125:509-517.  Abstract
  • Gilbert, AR; Moser, LL; Van Dorn, RA; Swanson, JW; Wilder, CM; Robbins, PC; Keator, KJ; Steadman, HJ; Swartz, MS. Reductions in arrest under assisted outpatient treatment in New York. Psychiatric Services. 2010;61:996-999.  Abstract
  • Swanson, JW; Van Dorn, RA; Swartz, MS; Cislo, AM; Wilder, CM; Moser, LL; Gilbert, AR; McGuire, TG. Robbing Peter to pay Paul: did New York State's outpatient commitment program crowd out voluntary service recipients?. Psychiatric Services. 2010;61:988-995.  Abstract
  • Swartz, MS; Wilder, CM; Swanson, JW; Van Dorn, RA; Robbins, PC; Steadman, HJ; Moser, LL; Gilbert, AR; Monahan, J. Assessing outcomes for consumers in New York's assisted outpatient treatment program. Psychiatric Services. 2010;61:976-981.  Abstract
  • Van Dorn, RA; Swanson, JW; Swartz, MS; Wilder, CM; Moser, LL; Gilbert, AR; Cislo, AM; Robbins, PC. Continuing medication and hospitalization outcomes after assisted outpatient treatment in New York. Psychiatric Services. 2010;61:982-987.  Abstract
  • Swanson, JW; Swartz, MS; Elbogen, EB; VAN Dorn, RA; Wagner, HR; Moser, LA; Wilder, C; Gilbert, AR. Psychiatric advance directives and reduction of coercive crisis interventions. Journal of Mental Health (Informa). 2008;17:255-267.  Abstract
  • Cornuz, J; Gilbert, A; Pinget, C; McDonald, P; Slama, K; Salto, E; Paccaud, F. Cost-effectiveness of pharmacotherapies for nicotine dependence in primary care settings: a multinational comparison. Tobacco control. 2006;15:152-159.  Abstract
  • Gilbert, AR; Pinget, C; Bovet, P; Cornuz, J; Shamlaye, C; Paccaud, F. The cost effectiveness of pharmacological smoking cessation therapies in developing countries: a case study in the Seychelles. Tobacco control. 2004;13:190-195.  Abstract
  • Cornuz, J; Pinget, C; Gilbert, A; Paccaud, F. Cost-effectiveness analysis of the first-line therapies for nicotine dependence. European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 2003;59:201-206.  Abstract
  • Gilbert, AR; Morrissey, JP; Domino, ME. Service Utilization Patterns as Predictors of Response to Trauma-Informed Integrated Treatment for Women With Co-occurring Disorders. Journal of Dual Diagnosis. 7:117-129.  Abstract