Dr. Jackson earned a B.S. in Physical Education and Athletic Training in 1980, from Lock Haven State University. She completed a M.Ed. in Sport Medicine from the University of Virginia in 1981. She completed her Ph.D., in 1992, in Exercise Physiology/Physiology from the University of Kansas. Dr. Jackson received a B.S. in Physical Therapy from Rockhurst University in 1993. She has been in clinical practice since 1993 with a clinical focus in out-patient orthopedics. As a private practice owner, her specialty sub groups have been sports medicine and geriatrics. She is an associate professor and has been teaching in PT curriculums since 1994.