Carlton Allen is the Program Director for various grant programs at The Health Science Center at UT Tyler. Mr. Allen holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Professions from Grand Valley State University and a Master of Science in Health Sciences from the University of Texas at Tyler. He currently is a Certified Community Health Worker (CHW) and has his Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certificate. Mr. Allen is also an America’s Essential Hospitals 2020-21 Fellow.
He is a member of the East Texas Human Needs Network board. He is also a member of the American Cancer Society (ACS) Volunteer Leadership Council (VLC) of Smith County, currently serving as the president. Mr. Allen was a member of the Susan G. Komen Greater Central & East Texas Junior Executive Board, most recently joining their newly formed Komen Leadership Council (KLC).
Mr. Allen comes with experience in community health promotion, and cancer prevention. His healthcare philosophy is to provide an equitable level of care to all patients through community education, wellness and prevention, and planning.