Executive Vice President, INMED Partnerships for Children
Dr. Jackson is the executive vice president of INMED Partnerships for Children, a nonprofit development organization dedicated to rescuing children from immediate and irreversible harm and preparing them to shape a brighter future for themselves and the next generation.
Dr. Jackson has more than 40 years of experience in directly overseeing and consulting for programs focusing on maternal and child health, nutrition and agriculture. He has worked directly with, and been appointed by, several national and international organizations such as the National Institutes for Health (NIH), USAID, the United Nations and Save the Children.
His work has taken him to several countries, including Bangladesh, where he founded and directed a services and research unit for severely malnourished children jointly with Save the Children UK and The Johns Hopkins University (JHU). He also served as the in-country director of the International Center for Medical Research in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a regional research unit of the JHU funded by NIH.
Most recently, Dr. Jackson has researched and implemented aquaponics systems, an innovative farming technique that cultivates plants and aquatic animals in a recirculating environment. These units are designed to conserve water and the environment and provide food security and income generation for small farmers.
Dr. Jackson has a Ph.D. in immunology and infectious diseases from the University of California, Berkeley, and has been extensively published in a number of prestigious medical journals.