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
Keitel WA, Jackson LA, Edupuganti S, Winokur PL, Mulligan MJ, Thornburg NJ, Patel SM, Rouphael NG, Lai L, Bangaru S, McNeal MM, Bellamy AR, Hill HR.Safety and immunogenicity of a subvirion monovalent unadjuvanted inactivated influenza A/H3N2 variant (H3N2V) vaccine in healthy persons>/=18 years old.
J Infect Dis. 2015 Feb 3. pii: jiv056 [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed
Flannery B, Clippard J, Zimmerman RK, Nowalk MP, Jackson ML, Jackson LA, Monto AS, Petrie JG, McLean HQ, Belongia EA, Gaglani M, Berman L, Foust A, Sessions W, Thaker SN, Spencer S, Fry AM.Early estimates of seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness - United States, January 2015.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015;64(1):10-5. PubMed
Stratton KG, Cook AJ, Jackson LA, Nelson JC.Simulation study comparing exposure matching with regression adjustment in an observational safety setting with group sequential monitoring.
Stat Med. 2014 Dec 15. doi: 10.1002/sim.6398. [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed
Jackson ML, Peterson D, Nelson JC, Greene SK, Jacobsen SJ, Belongia EA, Baxter R, Jackson LA.Using winter 2009-2010 to assess the accuracy of methods which estimate influenza-related morbidity and mortality.
Epidemiol Infect. 2014 Dec 12:1-9. [Epub ahead of print].
Washington Post, Sep. 29, 2014