Public Health Analyst
Christine Jackson, PhD, has more than 20 years of professional experience in community-based health promotion research and evaluation projects. Dr. Jackson's research interests include developing and evaluating parenting strategies for preventing child health risk outcomes, effects of child and adolescent media use practices on health risk outcomes, and application of health communication theory to improve the effectiveness of health promotion interventions. Her research in home-based interventions includes studies on tobacco and alcohol use, obesity, and family mass media practices. She has been principal investigator on grants from the National Institutes of Health, including grants from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Cancer Institute, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Dr. Jackson's research has been published in peer-reviewed journals including the American Journal of Public Health, Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Tobacco Control, and Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
PhD, School of Social Ecology, University of California at Irvine; MA, School of Social Ecology, University of California at Irvine; BA, Psychology, San Diego State University.