Scott, Allison, APRN, IBCLCPediatrics

: Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics: (479) 442-7322

    Allison Scott, a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics since 1995, was the first International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in Arkansas when she received her certification in 1989. Allison has over 35 years of experience in pediatric nursing. 

    “I love educating, especially new parents. Being able to help a new mother successfully meet breastfeeding goals is one of the most rewarding parts of my job. Well visits involve a great deal of anticipatory guidance, or education to promote ideal health, so working in the well clinic is enjoyable and fulfilling.”

    In addition to her Advanced Practice Registered Nursing degree in Pediatrics, Allison completed a Doctorate of Nursing Practice in 2013 from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. She currently does research on breastfeeding and childhood obesity, as well as being an Associate Professor at the University of Arkansas nursing department. Allison has published several research articles and presented nationally as a breastfeeding specialist. 

    Allison lives with her husband in Springdale and has two adult daughters and two grandchildren. She is active in her church and enjoys gardening, traveling and camping. Her favorite color is Razorback Red, and her favorite animal is her Golden Retriever.

    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


    • 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


    • General Pediatrics
    • Lactation Consultation