Allison Jill Pollock, MD

Endocrinology and Diabetes

On staff since September 2020

  • Allison J. Pollock, MD is a pediatric endocrinologist at Seattle Children's Hospital and is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Pediatrics of the University of Washington School of Medicine. She received her MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and completed her pediatric residency and pediatric endocrinology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health American Family Children's Hospital.

  • Other Publications

    • Gannon J, Pollock AJ, Allen DB, Kling PJ
      A Practical Screening Tool to Predict Early Childhood Obesity Risk: Examining a Birth Cohort.
      33148015 Clinical pediatrics, 2020 Nov. 4 : 9922820971006
    • Kemper AR, Grosse SD, Baker M, Pollock AJ, Hinton CF, Shapira SK
      Treatment Discontinuation within 3 Years of Levothyroxine Initiation among Children Diagnosed with Congenital Hypothyroidism.
      32437757 The Journal of pediatrics, 2020 Aug. : 223136-140 PMCID:PMC7427425
    • Szadkowski A, Pollock AJ, Al-Subu AM
      Hyperkalemia and Acute Kidney Injury in an Adolescent: Thinking Outside the Box.
      29200139 Pediatric emergency care, 2020 May : 36(5)e288-e290
    • McCabe KE, Pollock AJ, Rehm JL, DeSantes KB
      Curative potential of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant in type 1 diabetes.
      27572817 Pediatric diabetes, 2017 Dec. : 18(8)832-834 PMCID:PMC5955001
    • Wrigley R, Kerruish N, Hofman PL, Jefferies C, Pollock AJ, Wheeler BJ
      Growth attenuation therapy for children with severe physical and cognitive disability: Practice and perspectives of New Zealand paediatricians.
      28671746 Journal of paediatrics and child health, 2017 Dec. : 53(12)1180-1185
    • Pollock AJ, Seibert TS, Salvatori C, Caturegli P, Allen DB
      Pituitary Antibodies in an Adolescent with Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency and Turner Syndrome.
      27355580 Hormone research in paediatrics, 2017 : 87(2)123-129 PMCID:PMC5201459
    • Pollock AJ, Moreno MA, Bekx MT, Connor EL
      Online Resources for Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes: What Adolescents Want.
      27170634 Journal of diabetes science and technology, 2016 Nov. : 10(6)1419-1420 PMCID:PMC5094327
    • Pollock AJ, Allen DB, Wiebe D, Eickhoff J, MacDonald M, Baker M
      Development of filter paper hemoglobin A1c assay applicable to newborn screening.
      27016455 Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry, 2016 June 1 : 45724-6 PMCID:PMC4875889
    • Pollock AJ, Seibert T, Allen DB
      Severe and Persistent Thyroid Dysfunction Associated with Tetracycline-Antibiotic Treatment in Youth.
      27059913 The Journal of pediatrics, 2016 June : 173232-4 PMCID:PMC4884496
    • Pollock AJ, Fost N, Allen DB
      Growth attenuation therapy: practice and perspectives of paediatric endocrinologists.
      26203123 Archives of disease in childhood, 2015 Dec. : 100(12)1185 PMCID:PMC4762252
    • Pollock AJ, Hitt SL, Stier MA, Houser LM
      Eosinophilic Endomyocarditis: A Rare Case of Neonatal Mortality.
      26495174 AJP reports, 2015 Oct. : 5(2)e150-2 PMCID:PMC4603850
    • Saha DT, Davidson BJ, Wang A, Pollock AJ, Orden RA, Goldman R
      Quantification of DNA repair capacity in whole blood of patients with head and neck cancer and healthy donors by comet assay.
      18032094 Mutation research, 2008 Jan. 31 : 650(1)55-62 PMCID:PMC4289908


Board Certification(s)

Pediatric Endocrinology

Medical/Professional School

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester


Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison


Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison

Research Description

Through implementation, quality improvement and school and patient engagement Dr. Pollock studies how technological tools, connections and educational resources can improve diabetes and endocrine care for patients, families at home and the community. This work includes studies involving the electronic health record (EHR), online resources for health information and support, as well as telehealth and telementoring. 

Dr. Pollock directs Diabetes in School Health (DiSH), which includes a monthly school diabetes health teleconferencing program for school nurses and school personnel who care for students with diabetes. This program aims to promote collaborative learning between school personnel in communities.

Research Focus Area

Quality Improvement, Science Education Outreach