To increase patient access to care, Whitman-Walker Health has changed its appointment scheduling system. When you contact Whitman-Walker, you will now be able to schedule your visit within the next 10 business days. All appointments on and after August 21, 2017, have been cancelled. We will contact you 14 days in advance to reschedule your appointment under the new system.

Allison Dowling

Allison Dowling

Staff Attorney




Allison Dowling is a Staff Attorney at Whitman-Walker’s Max Robinson Center in Southeast Washington, DC, focused on public benefits law, including applications, advocacy, and appeals for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, Food Stamps, Interim Disability Assistance, and Temporary Aid for Needy Families. Prior to joining Whitman-Walker, she served as a legal fellow at the Pennsylvania Health Law Project, where she provided legal services to low-income Pennsylvanians with issues surrounding Medicaid and Medicare.

Dowling received her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she completed the Health Law Certificate Program and was a recipient of the Community Service Award. While there, she worked in the University of Pittsburgh’s Health Law Clinic helping clients successfully appeal Social Security decisions. Dowling is a member of the Pennsylvania and DC Bars.