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Certified Diabetes Educator
HQ Phone:  (617) 296-0061
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1425 Blue Hill Avenue
The mission of Mattapan Community Health Center (MCHC) is to improve the health and thereby help enhance the quality of life for diverse residents of Mattapan and surround-ing communities by providing exceptional primary care and preventive health and social s... more.
Medical Service Providers
SHARON JACKSON, MS, RD, CDE
NUTRITION SERVICES Ms. Jackson is a Certified Diabetes Educator providing nutrition services to diabetic patients and all patients of MCHC. Through the Diabetes We Care Program she facilitates nutrition outreach to the community.
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SHARON JACKSON, MS RD, CDE, speaker
Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian Sharon D. Jackson is a Research Project Manager and Certified Diabetes Educator at the Joslin Diabetes Center. In addition, she serves as a Certified Diabetes Educator at Mattapan Community Health Center. In her five years at Mattapan Community Health Center as a member of the Diabetes WeCare team, Sharon Jackson has conducted local diabetes education classes and screenings, directed group medical visits for diabetes patients, and counseled clients. In being a part of the Diabetes WeCare team at Mattapan Community Health Center, Sharon has found a way to combine community work and service with diabetes research. Ms. Jackson also spearheaded the efforts to have Mattapan Community Health Center recognized as a ADA Program of Recognition - a standard of diabetes excellence awarded by the American Diabetes Association. Previously, Ms. Jackson worked as a lifestyle interventionist in the Women's Health Initiative and as a registered dietitian in the Nutrition Consultation Services at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. She has served as a nutrition manager at the Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center and WIC nutritionist at Mattapan Community Health Center. Sharon has also served as the Nutrition Section Editor for the Journal "Current Diabetes Reports." Ms. Sharon Jackson has provided a range of professional lectures in Nutrition and Diabetes in various locations. She is a member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators; American Diabetes Association and the American Dietetic Association. Ms. Jackson is board certified by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators; she has received many honors and recognitions for her work.
Upcoming events around the state!
Note: honoring Sharon Jackson, MS, RD, CDE, Mattapan CHC/Joslin Diabetes Center
City of Clovis - Amgen Tour of California 2009
Events/Lifestyle Dir. (559) 298-5774
Diabetes WeCare Program
For more information you can contact Sharon Jackson, MS, RD, CDE, Community Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator.
For more information you can contact Sharon Jackson, MS, RD, CDE, Community Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator. To make an appointment, please call 617-296-0061 Outreach is a big part of the Diabetes WeCare Program. Pictured is Sharon Jackson in a training session with a patient instructing her on manangement of this disease.