Allison A. Campbell
Dr. Allison Campbell is the Associate Laboratory Director for Earth and Biological Sciences at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. In this role, she sets the vision and strategy for PNNL's research in support of DOE's Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) and National Institutes of Health. Dr. Campbell was elected the 2017 American Chemical Society president by members of ACS – the world's largest scientific society. She served as president-elect of the society in 2016 and will serve as immediate past-president in 2018; she will also serve on the board of directors during this time. She was elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2013 and has testified before the House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology regarding the value of research at DOE labs.
As a researcher, Allison is nationally recognized for individual contributions in understanding the role of proteins in biomineralization and the development of bioactive biomaterials. She's spoken at national and international meetings and holds six U.S. patents. Additionally, she is an avid promoter of science education, sharing enthusiasm for her field with students through a number of hands-on education programs. Allison earned her PhD in physical chemistry from State University of New York at Buffalo and a BA in chemistry from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania.