Lisa A. Jackson is an internist and infectious disease epidemiologist who has spent the past 20 years conducting clinical and epidemiologic studies of vaccine safety and efficacy.
In addition to her role as a senior scientific investigator at Group Health Research Institute (GHRI), she is a research professor in the University of Washington (UW) Department of Epidemiology and an adjunct research professor in the UW Department of Medicine
Dr. Jackson is the principal investigator (PI) at Group Health of the Vaccine Safety Datalink Project sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She is also PI of the Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit hosted by GHRI, one of eight such facilities nationwide that are sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Jackson has authored more than 140 peer-reviewed publications and 14 book chapters. She is a past member of the Food and Drug Administration’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee and the National Vaccine Advisory Committee.
Dr. Jackson received her medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, and her master of public health degree from the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine.
Vaccine safety; influenza vaccine effectiveness in the elderly; methodologic issues in vaccine effectiveness evaluations; pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine effectiveness; pneumococcal conjugate vaccine immunogenicity in the elderly; epidemiology of E. coli bacteremia; epidemiology of community-acquired pneumonia
Zimmerman RK, Nowalk MP, Chung J, Jackson ML, Jackson LA, Petrie JG, Monto AS, McLean HQ, Belongia EA, Gaglani M, Murthy K, Fry AM, Flannery B. 2014-2015 influenza vaccine effectiveness in the United States by vaccine type. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Dec 15;63(12):1564-1573. Epub 2016 Oct 4. PubMed
Flannery B, Zimmerman RK, Gubareva LV, Garten RJ, Chung JR, Nowalk MP, Jackson ML, Jackson LA, Monto AS, Ohmit SE, Belongia EA, McLean HQ, Gaglani M, Piedra PA, Mishin VP, Chesnokov AP, Spencer S, Thaker SN, Barnes JR, Foust A, Sessions W, Xu X, Katz J, Fry AM. Enhanced genetic characterization of influenza A(H3N2) viruses and vaccine effectiveness by genetic group, 2014-2015. J Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 1;214(7):1010-9. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiw181. Epub 2016 May 6. PubMed
Duffy J, Weintraub E, Hambidge SJ, Jackson LA, Kharbanda EO, Klein NP, Lee GM, Marcy SM, Nakasato CC, Naleway A, Omer SB, Vellozzi C, DeStefano F. Febrile seizure risk after vaccination in children 6 to 23 months. ediatrics. 2016 Jul;138(1). pii: e20160320. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-0320. Epub 2016 Jun 6. PubMed
Gaglani M, Pruszynski J, Murthy K, Clipper L, Robertson A, Reis M, Chung JR, Piedra PA, Avadhanula V, Nowalk MP, Zimmerman RK, Jackson ML, Jackson LA, Petrie JG, Ohmit SE, Monto AS, McLean HQ, Belongia EA, Fry AM, Flannery B. Influenza vaccine effectiveness against the 2009 pandemic A(H1N1) virus differed by vaccine type during 2013-14 in the United States. J Infect Dis. 2016 May 15;213(10):1546-56. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv577. Epub 2016 Jan 6. PubMed
The GHRI-industry collaboration will study sample collection for lab tests, writes Clinical Research Director Tricia Buscio.
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The Seattle Times, July 21, 2015