Lisa A. Jackson, MD, MPH

“Kaiser Permanente Washington gives us nearly unlimited potential to address vaccine effectiveness and safety questions of national and international importance.”

Lisa A. Jackson, MD, MPH

Senior Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Physician, Washington Permanente Medical Group, Internal Medicine

Biography

Lisa A. Jackson, MD, MPH, 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 Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI), 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 KPWHRI principal investigator (PI) for the Vaccine Safety Datalink Project sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She is also PI of the KPWHRI Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit network site—one of nine network sites that are sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Jackson has authored more than 170 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 Program Office’s 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. She did her internal medicine residency training at the University of Washington School of Medicine and served as an epidemic intelligence officer and preventive medicine resident at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Research interests and experience

  • Vaccines & Infectious Diseases

    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

 

Recent publications

Shang M, Chung JR, Jackson ML, Jackson LA, Monto AS, Martin ET, Belongia EA, McLean HQ, Gaglani M, Murthy K, Zimmerman RK, Nowalk MP, Fry AM, Flannery B. Influenza vaccine effectiveness among patients with high-risk medical conditions in the United States, 2012-2016. Vaccine. 2018 Nov 9. pii: S0264-410X(18)31490-7. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.10.093. [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed

Appiah GD, Chung JR, Flannery B, Havers F, Zimmerman RK, Nowalk MP, Monto AS, Martin ET, Gaglani M, Murthy K, Jackson LA, Jackson ML, McLean HQ, Belongia EA, Fry AM. Hospitalization following outpatient medical care for influenza: US Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Network, 2011-12-2015-16. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2018 Nov 8. doi: 10.1111/irv.12616. [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed

Munoz FM, Jackson LA, Swamy GK, Edwards KM, Frey SE, Stephens I, Ault K, Winokur P, Petrie CR, Wolff M, Patel SM, Keitel WA. Safety and immunogenicity of seasonal trivalent inactivated influenza vaccines in pregnant women. Vaccine. 2018 Nov 8. pii: S0264-410X(18)31475-0. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.10.088. [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed

Havers FP, Chung JR, Belongia EA, McLean HQ, Gaglani M, Murthy K, Zimmerman RK, Nowalk MP, Jackson ML, Jackson LA, Monto AS, Petrie JG, Fry AM, Flannery B. Influenza vaccine effectiveness and statin use among adults in the United States, 2011-2017. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Oct 27. pii: 5145968. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy780. [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed

 

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Clinical trial of H7N9 bird flu vaccine starts at KPWHRI

Dr. Lisa A. Jackson leads national trial to explore improving immune responses to vaccine

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H7N9 avian flu vaccine trials

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Mentorship Award

KPWHRI’s Mentorship Awards honor Ron Johnson and Dr. Lisa Jackson

Being a mentor is about selflessly supporting and inspiring others to grow, writes Dr. Jennifer McClure. It also feels good to know you’re helping others.

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Flu shots boost your chances of staying well

While flu vaccine effectiveness varies year to year, it still makes sense to get immunized annually.

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Mom shares experience in Immunity Community

Jessica Booth tells what it’s like to serve as a parent advocate for childhood vaccination.

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Immune response to bird flu vaccine is boosted by adjuvants

Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit tests real-world use to prepare for H7N9.

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