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J. Carey Jackson, MD, MPH, MA

Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)
Adjunct Professor, Global Health
Medical Director of the International Medicine Clinic, Interpreter Services, and Community House Calls Program
Medical Director, EthnoMed Northwest Health and Human Rights Refugee and Immigrant Health Promotion Program
Affiliate Investigator, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Education & Training

MPH, University of Hawaii, School of Public Health, Manoa, HI, 1979-1980
MD, Michigan State University, College of Medicine, East Lansing, MI, 1982-1986
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA, 1987-1990
Residency in Preventative Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1990-1992
MA in Anthropology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 1993

Professional Interests

Refugee and immigrant health care
Health services delivery to the non-English speaking poor
Medical anthropology
Health disparities
Disease prevention


American College of Physicians Internist of the Year, 2013
Language Access Champions Award from the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (EthnoMed Program Award), 2011
Booker T. Washington Award from the NMQF and the Congressional Black Caucus (Community House Calls Program Award), 2010
Foster G. McGaw Price for Excellence in Community Service Award from the American Hospital Association (HMC and Community House Calls Program Award), 2007
S. Sterling Munro Public Service Teaching Award, 2007
American Medical Association Patient Care Award, 1999
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Community Health Leadership Award, 1999

Selected Publications

Jackson JC, Taylor VM, Chitnarong K, Mahloch J, Fischer M, Sam R, Seng P. Development of a cervical cancer control intervention program for Cambodian American women. J Community Health. October 2000; 25(5):359-375.
Taylor VM, Hislop TG, Jackson JC, Tu SP, Yasui Y, Schwartz SM, Teh C, Kuniyuki A, Acorda E, Marchand A, Thompson B. A randomized controlled trial of interventions to promote cervical cancer screening among Chinese women in North America. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2002; 94(9):670-677.
Goldberg SV, Wallace J, Jackson JC, Chaulk CP, Nolan CM. Cultural case management of latent tuberculosis infection. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2004 Jan; 8(1):76-82.
Jackson JC, Nguyen D, Hu N, Harris R, Terasaki G. Alterations in medical interpretation during routine primary care. J Gen Intern Med. 2011; 26(3):259-64. PMID: 20922496.
Taylor, VM, Bastani R, Burke N, Talbot J, Sos C, Qi Liu, Do H, Jackson JC. Yasui,Y, Evaluation of a Hepatitis B Lay Health Worker Intervention for Cambodian Americans. J. Community Health. 2013; 38:546–553.