Allison M. Jackson, MD, MPH, FAAP, Division Chief of the Child and Adolescent Protection Center of Children's National Medical Center

Dr. Allison M. Jackson is a graduate of Harvard Radcliffe University (A.B. '91) and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and School of Public Health (M.D. '95 and M.P.H. '95). She then completed her pediatric training at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC in 1998.

Dr. Jackson is a board certified Child Abuse Pediatrician currently serving as the Division Chief of the Child and Adolescent Protection Center of Children's National Medical Center, and as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at George Washington University. As a pediatrician on her team, she evaluates and treats children victimized by all forms of by child abuse and neglect. Her additional responsibilities include providing physician leadership to the District of Columbia's Multidisciplinary Team on Child Abuse.

Dr. Jackson holds a Graduate Certificate in Leadership Development from George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development as well as a Master Teacher Program in Medical Education Certificate from Children's National Medical Center and George Washington University School of Education and Human Development. She is an active member of the Children's Academy of Pediatric Educators through which she is working to improve early identification of abuse and neglect by physicians by enhancing the education of pediatricians on the recognition and response to child physical abuse. Dr. Jackson also provides clinical and didactic instruction to medical students, residents and fellows, and to child-serving non-medical professionals in the region.

She has been a primary and co-investigator in a number of research protocols, and has several publications.