• Adjunct Professor, Global Health
  • Professor, Medicine - General Internal Medicine
  • Medical Director, EthnoMed.org
J. Carey Jackson

International Medicine Clinic
Harborview Medical Center
Box 359959
Seattle, WA 98104
United States

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J. Carey Jackson MD, MPH, MA is a Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is an Affiliate Investigator at the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center and an Adjunct Professor of Global Health at the University of Washington. He conducts research on health disparities among immigrant and refugee communities, including tuberculosis, hepatitis B, and cervical cancer. He is the co-founder and Medical Director of the International Medicine Clinic at Harborview, EthnoMed.org, Community House Calls, and Northwest Health and Human Rights Coalition all programs to serve specific needs of refugees, immigrants, and asylees. Many of these programs have been acknowledged as model programs for LEP communities by the National Association of Public Hospitals, the American Medical Association, The National Minority Quality Forum and the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus.

  • MA (Michigan State University)
  • MD (Michigan State University)
  • MPH (University of Hawaii)
  • BS (University of California (Irvine))
  • BA (University of California (Irvine))
Country Affiliations 
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Chronic Disease (incl. Cardiovascular, Diabetes)
  • Community Health Workers
  • Community-Based Primary Health Care
  • Immigrants and Refugees
  • War, Conflict, and Peace Studies
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

Immigrant and refugee health care and disparities


Jackson JC, Nguyen D, Hu N, Harris R, Terasaki G. Alterations in medical interpretation during routine primary care. J Gen Intern Med. 2011; 26(3):259-64. PMID: 20922496.

Taylor VM, Talbot J, Do HH, Liu Q, Yasui Y, Jackson JC, Bastani R. Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Cambodian Americans. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2011; 12:1-5.

Taylor VM, Bastani R, Burke N, Talbot J, Sos C, Liu Q, Jackson JC, Yasui Y. Factors associated with hepatitis B testing among Cambodian American men and women. J Immigrant Minority Health. 2012;14:30-38.

Taylor, VM, Bastani R, Burke N, Talbot J, Sos C, Qi Liu, Do H, Jackson JC. Yasui,Y, Evaluation of a Hepatitis B Lay Health Worker Intervention for Cambodian Americans. J. Community Health. 2013; 38:546–553.

Jackson JC, Haider M, Wilson Owens C, Ahrenholz, N, Molnar, A, Farmer, B. and Terasaki,G Healthcare Recommendations For Recently Arrived Refugees: Observations from EthnoMed , Harvard Public Health Review, Volume 7, April, 2016.