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Chair Members Mary Anne Jackson, MD
Dr. Jackson is
Associate Chair for Community and Regional Pediatric
Collaborations, Chief of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Section
at Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri
and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas
City School of Medicine.
As Associate Chair, Dr. Jackson
developed and edits The Link, a publication for community and
regional providers which identifies best clinical practices for
common pediatric conditions and provides a monthly update on issues
related to childhood immunization. She has worked to facilitate
academic collaborations by which practitioners could participate in
quality based research. In 2001, she received the Clinical Teacher
Award in recognition of superior support and dedication to
Dr. Jackson's research focuses on
strategies to reduce the incidence of hospital acquired infection,
treatment of antibiotic resistant infection and vaccine
implementation and education. She is a co-investigator with Dr.
Christopher Harrison, for the Vaccine Education and Treatment Unit,
one of 8 such NIH sponsored units in the US. Current studies have
evaluated the immunogenicity and efficacy of H1N1 influenza vaccine
in children. Other key active studies involve evaluating the
national impact of rotavirus vaccine and a second which examines
the impact of a maternal decision to receive postpartum Tdap in
predicting whether vaccine receipt in the infant will be complete.
Along with her colleagues, Drs. Angela Myers and John Lantos, she
has recently published research focusing on attitudes and beliefs
related to healthcare worker influenza vaccine. In 2002 she
participated in the US Senate hearing on vaccine shortages and in
2005, was the recipient of the Award for Excellence in Immunization
Education and Advocacy from the Mid America Immunization
She is a past chair of the American
Board of Pediatrics' Subboard of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and
currently serves as the subboard medical editor. She is a current
member of the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases,
Secretary-treasurer of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society
(PIDS), a member of PIDS Training Programs Committee and the
Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) Education committee.
She has served on the editorial boards of Healthy Kids, Concise
Reviews in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and is a current member of
the editorial board of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal.
Since 2000, she has been a regular contributor to Pediatric News.
She has authored over 100 peer reviewed publications and book
chapters and is the co-editor of the 7th edition of the Appleton
and Lange Question and Answer Pediatrics text. She is a member of
the American Academy of Pediatrics, a fellow in IDSA and the
American Pediatric Society.
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
|Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship
|Professor of Pediatrics, University of
Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
||University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas
|Residency and Fellowship
|Residency, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical
Center, Cincinnati, OH
|Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Diseases,
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
|American Board of Pediatrics 1984, 2008
|American Board of Pediatrics, Subspecialty of
Pediatric Infectious Diseases 1994, 2001, 2008
|Burns J, Best BM, Mejias A, Mahony L, Fixler DE,
Jafri HS, Melish ME, Jackson MA, Asmar BI, Lang DJ, Connor JD,
Capparelli EV, Keen ML, Mamun K, Keenan GJ, Ramilo O. Infliximab
Treatment of Intravenous Immunoglobulin-Resistant Kawasaki Disease.
Journal Pediatrics. 153(6):833-838.e6, December 2008.
|Wei JL, Bond J, Sykes KJ, Selvarangan R, Jackson
MA. Treatment outcomes for nontuberculous mycobacterial
cervicofacial lymphadenitis in children based on the type of
surgical intervention. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery,
138(5):566-71, May 2008.
|VandeVoorde R and Jackson MA. Urinary Tract
Infections in Children. British Medical Journal Medical Group,
2009. Available online https://online.epocrates.com.
St. Peter SD, Tsao K, Spilde TL, Keckler SJ, Harrison C, Jackson
MA, Shart SW, Andews WS, Rivard DC, Morello FP, Holcomb III GW,
Ostlie DJ. Thoracoscopic decortication versus tube thoracostomy
with fibrinolysis for empyema in children: a prospective,
randomized trial. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 2009;
|Douville LE, Myers A, Jackson MA, Lantos J. Health
Care Worker Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs Regarding Mandatory
Influenza Vaccination. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med;164(1):1-5,