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.
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
has found a way to combine community work and service with diabetes research.
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.