Jackson is an undergraduate student at Indiana University, double majoring in chemistry and neuroscience with a minor in mathematics. As an undergraduate, he holds radiographic licensure for imaging of the skull, paranasal sinuses, and the craniomaxillofacial regions. Currently, Jackson is a research assistant at the Indiana University Department of Speech, Hearing, and Language Sciences under Dr. Steven Lulich. He performs data and neuroimaging analysis using clinical measurements from magnetic resonance imaging and sonography. Jackson is also a research assistant at the Indiana University School of Dentistry, working with a mice model studying osteoclasts, osteoblasts, osteocytes, and kalirin under the direction of Dr. Angela Bruzzaniti.
Additionally, Jackson works as an oral and maxillofacial surgical assistant in Cincinnati, Ohio, and has research interests in dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Jackson desires to approach oral health from different perspectives to understand better the systematic processes and associated structures that lead to overall health, focusing on temporomandibular disorders and pain. With research at the forefront, he is thrilled to be an intern in the Division of Neuropsychiatry and Neuromodulation at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Outside of academics and research, Jackson enjoys playing the saxophone, hiking, and spending time with his family and pets.