Scott, Allison, APRN, IBCLCAdvanced Practice Registered Nurse, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

: Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics: (479) 442-7322

    Allison Scott was the first International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in Arkansas when she received her certification in 1989. Allison has over 30 years of experience in pediatric nursing. In addition to her Advanced Practice Registered Nursing degree, Allison completed a  Doctorate of Nursing Practice in 2013 from the University of Missouri, Kansas City.  She currently does research on breastfeeding and also on childhood obesity. Allison presented her research on breastfeeding at two different international conferences in 2016.

    Allison lives with her husband in Springdale and has two Allison Scott quotegrown daughters. She is active in her church, Gracepoint in Springdale. Allison enjoys gardening and traveling.

    Certifications & Memberships

    • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

    • Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

    • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society

    • American Nurses Association

    • Southern Nurses Research Society

    • International Lactation Consultant Association

    • Northwest Arkansas Breastfeeding Coalition

    • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

    Education

    • Doctor of Nursing Practice
      University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City MO
    • Master of Science in Nursing (APRN)

      University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock

    Specialties

    • General Pediatrics
    • Lactation Consultation