Allison P. Knight, PhD

Allison P. Knight, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, earned her master's and doctoral degrees in clinical and school psychology from the University of Virginia. She spent 10 years working for the Commonwealth of Virginia, diagnosing and treating learning disorders. Dr. Knight has served as EVMS’ Director of Academic Development since 2012, providing services to help all EVMS students be academically successful.

Time management

As lives get busier, effective time management becomes an important tool to manage work and home life. This professional development byte will focus on time management in the context of work and life. It discusses how to manage your energy, setting habits and goals and provide suggestions for how to manage interruptions (emails and drop-in visits).

At the end of the professional development byte, you will be able to:

  • Use proposed strategies for managing energy rather than time in your schedule
  • Use key strategies for effective goal management

Watch this professional development byte:


  1. Carter, C. (2015) The Sweet Spot. New York: Ballantine Books.
  2. Epstein, R. (2011, Sept/Oct) Fight the Frazzled Mind. Scientific America Mind.
  3. McClatchy, S. (2014) Decide: Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress and Lead by Example. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley
  4. Schwartz, T., McCarthy, C., (2007, Oct) Manage Your Energy, Not your Time. Harvard Business Review. 85(10), 63-73

Dr. Knight has disclosed she has no relevant financial relationships.