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Jonathan David Jackson, Ph.D.

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Rice University, Houston, TXBA05/2007Cognitive Neuroscience
Washington University, St. Louis, MOPhD05/2014Psychological and Brain Sciences
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA06/2015Research Fellow in Neuroscience
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA07/2016Research Fellow in Neurology
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA09/2017Instructor in Neurology
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MAongoingDirector, CARE Research Center

Overview
Jonathan Jackson, PhD, is the director of the Community Access, Recruitment, and Engagement (CARE) Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. CARE investigates the impact of diversity and inclusion on the quality of human subjects research and leverages deep community entrenchment to build trust and overcome barriers to clinical trial participation. His research focuses on midlife and late-life health disparities in clinical settings that affect underserved populations. Dr. Jackson also works as a cognitive neuroscientist, investigating the early detection of Alzheimer disease, particularly in the absence of overt memory problems. He has become a well-known representative to underserved communities and dozens of affiliated organizations, particularly regarding participation in clinical research. Dr. Jackson serves on the leadership team of several organizations focused on community health, and has written guidance for local, statewide, and national groups on research access, engagement, and recruitment.

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  1. Buckley RF, Hanseeuw B, Schultz AP, Vannini P, Aghjayan SL, Properzi MJ, Jackson JD, Mormino EC, Rentz DM, Sperling RA, Johnson KA, Amariglio RE. Region-Specific Association of Subjective Cognitive Decline With Tauopathy Independent of Global ß-Amyloid Burden. JAMA Neurol. 2017 12 01; 74(12):1455-1463. PMID: 28973551.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  2. Jackson JD, Rentz DM, Aghjayan SL, Buckley RF, Meneide TF, Sperling RA, Amariglio RE. Subjective cognitive concerns are associated with objective memory performance in Caucasian but not African-American persons. Age Ageing. 2017 11 01; 46(6):988-993. PMID: 29088363.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Gyurkovics M, Balota DA, Jackson JD. Mind-wandering in healthy aging and early stage Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychology. 2018 Jan; 32(1):89-101. PMID: 28627905.
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  4. Jackson JD, Moy B, Evans MK. The Elimination of Cancer Health Disparities: Are We Ready to Do the Heavy Lifting? Oncologist. 2016 12; 21(12):1411-1413. PMID: 27821795.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Aghjayan SL, Buckley RF, Vannini P, Rentz DM, Jackson JD, Sperling RA, Johnson KA, Amariglio RE. The influence of demographic factors on subjective cognitive concerns and beta-amyloid. Int Psychogeriatr. 2017 04; 29(4):645-652. PMID: 27724996.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  6. McDowell GS, Gunsalus KT, MacKellar DC, Mazzilli SA, Pai VP, Goodwin PR, Walsh EM, Robinson-Mosher A, Bowman TA, Kraemer J, Erb ML, Schoenfeld E, Shokri L, Jackson JD, Islam A, Mattozzi MD, Krukenberg KA, Polka JK. Shaping the Future of Research: a perspective from junior scientists. F1000Res. 2014; 3:291. PMID: 25653845.
    Citations: 23     
  7. Jackson JD, Weinstein Y, Balota DA. Can mind-wandering be timeless? Atemporal focus and aging in mind-wandering paradigms. Front Psychol. 2013; 4:742. PMID: 24137147.
    Citations: 5     
  8. Jackson JD, Balota DA. Age-related changes in attentional selection: quality of task set or degradation of task set across time? Psychol Aging. 2013 Sep; 28(3):744-53. PMID: 23834491.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  9. Jackson JD, Balota DA, Duchek JM, Head D. White matter integrity and reaction time intraindividual variability in healthy aging and early-stage Alzheimer disease. Neuropsychologia. 2012 Feb; 50(3):357-66. PMID: 22172547.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  10. Jackson JD, Balota DA. Mind-wandering in younger and older adults: converging evidence from the Sustained Attention to Response Task and reading for comprehension. Psychol Aging. 2012 Mar; 27(1):106-119. PMID: 21707183.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.