- MD, West Virginia University, 2011
Posters, Presentations, and Publications
John, C., Phillips, J., Hamilton, C., Lastinger, A. (2014, November). Implementing Universal Pulse Oximetry Screening in Newborns Through the West Virginia Birth Score Program. Poster presentation presented at the National American Public Health Association Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Lastinger, A., Nelson, A., Yednock, J., Fisher, M. (2013, October). A Case of Recurrent Pneumonia. Poster presentation presented at West Virginia State American College of Physicians Meeting; Stonewall, Jackson, WV.
Lastinger, A., El Yaman, M., Gustafson, R., Yossuck, P. (2013, October). “Scimitar Syndrome and H-Type Tracheoesophageal Fistula in a Newborn Infant.” Pediatrics and Neonatology. In Press.
Lastinger, A., Sofka, S., Jackson, T. (2012, October). An Unusual Cause for a Runny Nose. Poster presentation presented at West Virginia State American College of Physicians Meeting; Stonewall Jackson, WV.
submitted for publication to The Annals of Internal Medicine: Beckwith, C., Lastinger, A., Flannigan, T., “A Missed Opportunity for HIV Testing.”
Miller, S., Lastinger, A., Simis, R.. (2006, November). A Foundation for Innovation in Honors. Oral presentation presented at National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference; Philadelphia, PA.
Lastinger, A., Flynn, D., Gannett, P., Jett, J.. (2006, August). The Interruption of AFAP-110’s PH1 Domain: Preventing the Spread of Cancer. Poster presented at WV INBRE 2006 Summer Research Symposium; Morgantown, WV.
Lastinger, Allison. (2006, March). Drawing Lines in the Quicksand of Death. Oral presentation presented at WVU Philosophy Department In House Conference; Morgantown, WV.
Lastinger, A., Sen, A., Flores, J. (2006, February). Are Endothelin-2 and Endothelin-3 Expressed in the Bovine Corpus Luteum? Poster presented at West Virginia Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol; Charleston, WV.
Lastinger, A., Sen, A., Flores, J. (2005, August). Are Endothelin-2 and Endothelin-3 Expressed in the Bovine Corpus Luteum? Poster presented at The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Poster Presentation; Morgantown, WV.
Dr. R. J. Digioacchino Award for Most Outstanding Resident at the VA Medical Center, 2014
Edward G. Stuart Award, 2011 for the 4th year medical student who "best exemplifies the qualities of empathy and understanding and strengthens competency with compassion"
Ruth Phillips-Trotter Award, 2011 “to honor the senior female medical student from the Morgantown campus who demonstrates outstanding performance in Pediatrics, leadership qualities, and compassion”
Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2010, Vice-President of WVU’s Chapter
Finalist for John Traubert Award in Family Medicine (3 of the top third year medical students in Family Medicine are chosen as finalists), 2010
West Virginia University’s School of Medicine Stevenson Scholarship, 2010-2011
Medical school course honors (limited to top 15% of the class): Public Health and Epidemiology, Health Care Ethics, and Family Medicine clerkship
Phi Beta Kappa member, 2007
Outstanding Senior of WVU, 2007
WVU Philosophy Department’s Outstanding Senior, 2007
Eberly Scholar, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, 2006-2007
Daniel B. Purinton Scholar, most prestigious scholarship from WVU Philosophy Department, 2006-2007
Gribble Award, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, 2005-2006
Bucklew Scholar, full scholarship for WVU, 2002-2007
Promise Scholar, merit-based scholarship that covers tuition for 4 years, 2002-2007
AP State Scholar for West Virginia, Advanced Placement Program, 2002
About Allison Lastinger
Dr. Allison Lastinger is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She received her MD degree from West Virginia University. She completed both her Internal Medicine and Pediatric residency and her fellowship in Infectious Diseases at West Virginia University.
She has received awards for patient care, and she is a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She has a special interest in Bioethics and serves on the Ethics Committee for WVU Medicine. She is the co-director for the second year medical student Health Care Ethics course.
Dr. Lastinger has also won awards in research including the Margaret J Albrink Research Award in 2017. She is currently involved in research involving prosthetic joint infections as well as narrative medicine. She started the Orthopedic Infectious Disease Clinic at WVU where patients are seen by both Orthopedics and Infectious Diseases in a team-based approach.
Patient Care Information
- Infectious Diseases