Joanne Jackson, M.D.

Dr. Jackson Dr. Jackson grew up in the Boston area. She joined Gwinnett Pediatrics in 1991. Her husband, is an Associate Professor at the University of Georgia. They have two grown daughters.


A.B., Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
1978 - 1982

M.D., Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1982 - 1986

PostGraduate Training:

Intern in Pediatrics
University of Michigan
1986 - 1987

Resident in Pediatrics
University of Michigan
1987 - 1989

Chief Resident in Pediatrics
University of Michigan
1989 - 1990

Hospital Staff Appointments:

Gwinnett Medical Center, 1991 to date

Chief of Dept. of Pediatrics, Gwinnett Medical Center, 1998 and 1999

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, courtesy privileges, 1991 to present

Professional Organizations:

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Southern Medical Association

Professional Interests:

Newborn care, prevention and management of childhood obesity, educational issues including school readiness and preparation for college

Personal Interests:

Now an "empty nester", Dr. Jackson has more time to travel, read, exercise and attend Atlanta Symphony concerts. She is always up for some fun Fit Bit competition with her patients and is an avid professional baseball fan.


1990 State of Georgia Physician License

1989 Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics

(Certificate issued October 4, 1989--recertified 1997,2003,2013)

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