Event Title: Global Psych Dinner: Dr. John Jackson, "The Use of Long-acting Injectable Antipsychotics in the United States"
Location: Boston University School of Medicine, Evans Seminar Room (Evans 112A)
Description: John W. Jackson, ScD is an epidemiologist and Yerby
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard School of Public
His work focuses on understanding and reducing the
morbidity and mortality in patients with mental illness,
using state-of-the-art methods to provide insight about
effectiveness of potential interventions.
Dr. Jackson earned his ScD in epidemiology from the
Harvard School of Public Health with a concentration in
psychiatric epidemiology. From 2011 to 2014, he trained
the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and
Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital as
predoctoral trainee and postdoctoral research fellow,
his work focused on the safety and utilization of
antipsychotic medications, as well as methods for
comparative effectiveness research.
From 2002 to 2007, Dr. Jackson managed a research
for the Center for Health Disparities Solutions at the
Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Jackson
obtained his BS in biochemistry and molecular biology
the University of Maryland Baltimore County, where he
graduated Phi Beta Kappa and is a Meyerhoff Scholar and
Marc U* Star (Minority Access to Research Careers -
Undergraduate Student Training for Academic Research)
Please note this event will be held at Boston
University School of Medicine, in the Evans Seminar
Room, located at 85 East Newton Street, Boston, MA).