Allison Jahn, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
(414) 384-2000

Dr. Jahn attended the University of Wisconsin - Madison for her undergraduate training and her doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a minor in Neuroscience. She completed a fellowship in Geriatric Psychology through the Boston VA Healthcare System. Her academic interests include: biopsychosocial responses to stress, stress-related changes in aging, and cancer survivorship. Dr. Jahn sees patients at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center where she completes psychological assessments through the Centralized Assessment Unit and provides treatment for older adults through Outpatient Mental Health. She is active in training psychology interns, fellows, and psychiatry residents.  


Selected publications:
Jahn, AL, Herman, L, Schuster, J, Naik, A & Moye, J (2012). Distress and resilience after cancer in military veterans. Research in Human Development, 9, 229-247.

Abercrombie, HC, Jahn, AL, Davidson, RJ, Kern, S, Kirschbaum, C, Halverson, J (2011). Cortisol's effects on hippocampal activation in depressed patients are related to alterations in memory formation. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 45, 15-23. 

Jahn, AL, Fox, AS, Abercrombie, HC, Shelton, SE, Oakes, TR, Davidson, RJ, Kalin, NH. (2010). Subgenual PFC activity predicts individual differences in HPA activity across different contexts. Biological Psychiatry, 67, 175-81.

Pizzagalli, DA, Jahn, AL, O’Shea , J. (2005). Toward an objective characterization of an anhedonic phenotype: A signal-detection approach. Biological Psychiatry, 57, 319-327.