Eileen Allen was an invited presenter at an NIJ-sponsored event.
Eileen Allen is a registered nurse, actively practicing in New Jersey for more than 25 years. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from the University of Delaware and a Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Forensic Nursing from Monmouth University. She is nationally certified as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner of Adolescents and Adults, and of Pediatric patients. She is employed full time as the coordinator of the Monmouth County Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program and Sexual Assault Response Team. Additionally she is an adjunct faculty member at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, teaching forensic nursing and forensic pathology courses. She has lectured extensively on topics related to sexual assault, interpersonal violence and forensic nursing to local and national audiences, has edited several nursing text book chapters and has collaborated on a number of federal level research projects related to sexual assault and elder abuse. In her capacity as a forensic nurse Eileen has testified as both a fact and an expert witness in criminal and civil matters in various jurisdictions in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and in Federal District Court. She has served as a Director and is a past President of the Board of the International Associations of Forensic Nurses and is a past Chair of the Congress on Policy and Practice and Board member of the New Jersey State Nurses Association. Eileen currently serves on the Freehold Township Board of Health and is an Executive Board member for the Central Jersey Family Health Consortium.