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Event Date: 2016-04-25       Event Time: 6 pm - 7:30 pm

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 Health. His work focuses on understanding and reducing the excess morbidity and mortality in patients with mental illness, using state-of-the-art methods to provide insight about the 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 in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital as a predoctoral trainee and postdoctoral research fellow, where 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 study for the Center for Health Disparities Solutions at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Jackson obtained his BS in biochemistry and molecular biology from 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) Alumnus.

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).