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Anita Louise Jackson

Anita Louise Jackson, American otolaryngologist, editor-in-chief. Recipient Schweitzer award Albert Schweitzer Foundation, Boston, 1993, United States Surgeon General's award United States Public Health Service, 1997; named one of Top 100 Black Physicians in American, Black Enterprise Magazine, 2001. Member American Medical Association, American Academy Otolaryngology, National Medical Association (chair resident section 1995-1997).


  • Jackson, Anita Louise was born on April 24, 1963 in Augusta, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Lawrence Joseph and Louise Madelynne (Tarver) Jackson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry, Princeton University, 1984. Master of Science in Biology and Neurobiology, Stanford University, 1986. Doctor of Medicine in Medicine and Surgery, University Illinois, Chicago, 1990.

      Master in Public Health, Harvard University, 1993.


    • Biochemist Biogen, Geneva, 1983. Neurobiologist Veterans Hospital, Palo Alto, California, 1984-1986. Health educator, researcher Stanford Hospital, 1985-1986.

      Health policy researcher University Illinois, Chicago, 1986-1988. Otolaryngology researcher Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, 1989. Resident general surgery Howard University Hospital, Washington, 1990-1992.

      Resident otolaryngology University Tennessee, Memphis, 1993-1997. Chief otolaryngologist Greater Carolina Ear, Nose and Throat, Lumberton, North Carolina, since 1997. Medical staff FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital, Rockingham, North Carolina, since 2004.

      Chair resident section District of Columbia Medical Society, Washington, 1992-1993. Alumni council representative Harvard School Public Health, Boston, 1993-1996. Health consultant and presenter in field.


    • Editor: Health Homecookin' Cookbook, 1992. Founder, editor-in-chief Harvard Journal Minority Public Health, since 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.


    Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.

    Denomination: Methodist


    It is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.


    Member American Medical Association, American Academy Otolaryngology, National Medical Association (chair resident section 1995-1997).



    Writing, jogging, skiing.

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    Born April 24, 1963
    (age 54)
    • 1984
      Princeton University
    • 1986
      Stanford University
    • 1990
      University Illinois
    • 1993
      Harvard University
    • 1983
      Biochemist, Biogen
      Geneva, Illinois, United States
    • 1984 - 1986
      neurobiologist Veterans Hospital
      Palo Alto, California, United States
    • 1985 - 1986
      health educator, Stanford Hospital
    • 1985 - 1986
      researcher, Stanford Hospital
    • 1986 - 1988
      health policy researcher, University Illinois
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1989
      otolaryngology researcher, Johns Hopkins
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1990 - 1992
      resident, general surgery Howard University Hospital
      Washington, United States
    • 1993 - 1997
      resident, otolaryngology University Tennessee
      Memphis, Tennessee, United States
    • 1997
      chief otolaryngologist Greater Carolina Ear
      Lumberton, North Carolina, United States
    • 2004
      medical staff FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital
      Rockingham, North Carolina, United States
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