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Jonathan Jackson

Executive director, Community Access, Recruitment, and Engagement (CARE) Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School; assistant professor of neurology, Harvard Medical School

Alzheimer’s research has a diversity problem. The disease disproportionately strikes underrepresented groups, including Black and Hispanic people, but clinical trials include mostly white participants — an issue Jackson publishes on and speaks about frequently. His long-standing efforts calling out the need to understand ethnic and racial differences in Alzheimer’s and other diseases are gaining traction with ever-growing audiences. In 2022, he lectured and published widely about justice in clinical research and health equity.



  • Boston, MA


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