Jackson, Jonathan – PhD

Jackson, Jonathan – PhD
Name: Jackson, Jonathan – PhD
Credentials: PhD
Role:

Executive Committee, Health Equity Team (HET)

Primary title: Instructor in Neurology
Primary Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
Complete Titles:

Instructor in Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Bio: Jonathan Jackson, PhD, is the founding Director of the Community Access, Recruitment, and Engagement (CARE) Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, which investigates the impact of diversity and inclusion on the quality of human subjects research and leverages deep community entrenchment to build trust and overcome barriers to clinical trial participation. Dr. Jackson also works as a cognitive neuroscientist, investigating the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), particularly in the absence of overt memory problems. He specializes in identifying and overcoming barriers to clinical research for people and communities of color. He has become a well-known MGH representative to communities of color and dozens of affiliated organizations, particularly regarding clinical research. Dr. Jackson serves on the leadership team of several organizations focused on community health, as well as local, statewide, and national advisory groups for research recruitment, Alzheimer’s disease, and community engagement.
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