Dr. Alison Cullinane was born and raised in Tampa, FL. She graduated cum laude from Boston College with her undergraduate degree in 2001. After Dr. Cullinane received her MBA with Honors from Boston University, she worked in marketing in the high-tech industry in Massachusetts. Upon realizing her passion was in medicine, she joined Brigham Women’s Hospital Neuroendocrine department where she performed clinical research on therapies for rare endocrine disorders. Dr. Cullinane then returned to her home town of Tampa, FL where she earned her medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine and continued there to complete her pediatric residency. While in residency, she did research on gun violence prevention in the pediatric population focusing on increasing pediatricians’ counseling practices on firearm safety. Upon graduation from residency, Dr. Cullinane was honored to receive the designation of Resident of the Year and General Pediatrician of the Year.

Her clinical interests include general pediatrics, ADHD, acute care, and injury prevention.

She lives in Norfolk with her husband Jason, and 2 sons. In her free time, she loves to hike, read, cook and travel.