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Allison McCarley McCarley Jackson, MD

The Diana L. and Stephen A. Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health

Division Chief, Child and Adolescent Protection Center

Specialties: Sexual Abuse, Physical Abuse

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Child Abuse
National Provider Identifier1124100334

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Allison McCarley Jackson, MD, MPH, is the medical director, and attending pediatrician of the Child and Adolescent Protection Center at Children’s National Medical Center. Additionally, she is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at George Washington University. Dr. Jackson specializes in providing direct medical care to abused and neglected children. Dr. Jackson advocates for individual children within human services, law enforcement and other arenas of the metropolitan area, providing consultation to police, attorneys, social workers, and other health care professionals. Dr. Jackson is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the International Society of the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN). She has been a member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Abuse and Neglect, and is currently the Children’s National Medical Center Team Supervisor for the District of Columbia’s Multidisciplinary Team on Child Abuse and Neglect. She regularly gives trainings and presentations on the subject of child maltreatment to organizations in the metropolitan area, including the Metropolitan Police Department and the United States Attorney’s Office.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Harvard Radcliffe University Cambridge, MABachelor of Arts 1987 -1991
Graduate Education Columbia University New York, NYMasters of Public Health 1995
Medical School Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons New York, NYDoctor of Medicine 1991 -1995
National & International Recognitions
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011
Helfer ScholarThe Ray E. Helfer Society2009
Academic KeysWho’s Who in Medical Sciences Education2009
Academic Excellence Award Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health2007

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
Project DirectorTeen Victim Model Project 2007 - 2009
MemberAmerican Professional Society on the Abuse of Chil
MemberAAP Section on Young Physicians
MemberAAP Section on Child Abuse and Neglect
MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal InvestigatorDocumentation of Child Abuse in the Pediatric Emergency DepartmentChildrens National Medical Center2008
Journal Article, Jackson, A.M., Moon, R.Y. (2008), An Analysis of Deaths on Portable Cribs and Playpens: What Can Be Learned? , Clinical Pediatrics , 47, 3, 261-266.

Journal Article, Jackson, A.M., Khademian, Zarir, Moon, R.Y. (2007), Index of Suspicion: Tin Ear Syndrome, Pediatrics in Review, August.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Jackson, A.M. (2007), Exploring Contemporary and Future Pediatrics, Poster session presented at the Masters of Pediatrics Leadership Conferences

Journal Article, Jackson, A.M. (2007), Public Tantrums: 10 Tips for Bystanders, Children’s Check-Up. , 5, 3, 4.

Other, Bandarkar, A., Shalaby-Rana, E., Jackson, A. (2007), Imaging Findings in Non-accidental Trauma, 7th Annual Children’s National Medical Center Research Day.

Journal Article, Jackson, A.M. (2006), Protecting Our Children, Children’s Check-Up, 5, 1, 6.

Journal Article, Jackson, A.M., Rucker, A,, Hinds, T., Wright, J.L. (2006), Let the Record Speak: Medicolegal Documentation in Cases of Child Maltreatment, Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 7, 181-185.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Allison, Jackson, Elizabeth Jacobs, Dewesh Agrawal (2006), Pediatric Medical-legal Documentation: The Pen is Mightier than the Word, Poster session presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies’ 2006 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Journal Article, Thompson, W. McCarley (Jackson), A.L. (2003), Practical Considerations in the Evaluation and Management of Child Neglect, Clinics in Family Practice , 5, 1, 1-19.

Journal Article, Hollander, E., McCarley(Jackson), A. (1992), Yohimbine Treatment of Sexual Side Effects Induced by Serotonin Reuptake Blockers, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 53, 6, 207-209.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Allison Jackson, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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