Allison Vitsky Sallmon, D.V.M.

Class of:  2021

Allison Vitsky Sallmon began diving in 1992 and holds certifications from NAUI, PADI, TDI, and NSS-CDS. A breast cancer survivor, Allison is the founder and president of Dive into the Pink, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that harnesses the power of the diving community to fund cancer research and patient support; since 2015, she has raised and distributed nearly $200,000 through diving- and underwater photography-related activities. Allison is also a prolific writer and international award-winning underwater photographer whose travel features, ocean conservation stories, photography tutorials, and images have been extensively published in North American and global print and online media.