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Editor-in-chief , Otolaryngologist

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.


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.


  • Other Work

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


The objective people wish to attain is not merely to be saved from something. God wishes his children to be saved to something.


The state should not use its authority to promote any particular religious belief. It should allow people practice their own religious convictions.


The strong feature of Methodism is that prayers are not only led by an ordained minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.


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


  • Other Interests

    Writing, jogging, skiing.


Lawrence Joseph Jackson

Louise Madelynne (Tarver) Jackson