tarakee jackson_academic profile

Tarakee M. Jackson, DrPH, MPH

Assistant Director of Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging, and Engagement; Assistant Professor


  • Medical Education Building (M3150)
  • 8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
    Milwaukee, WI 53226

Contact Information


Doctoral of Public Health, Capella University, 2023
Certificate in Grant Writing UW-Madison, 2023
Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion Training UW-Madison, 2022
Certificate in Online Course Development and Instruction UW-Madison, 2021
Leadership and Capacity Development Certification Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development, 2019
Master of Public Health Administration, Grand Canyon University, 2016
Certification in Management and Leadership MRA-Management Association, 2015


Dr. Jackson joined the Medical College of Wisconsin as the assistant director of Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging, and Engagement for the Physician Associate Program in June of 2023. Prior to joining MCW, she worked both as an adjunct professor within the Master of Public Health (MPH) program along with teaching DEI and Cultural Awareness seminars at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Dr. Jackson has eight years of experience in academic, community-based research. She additionally holds CITI training within research/cultural competence and community research in addition to her Leadership and Capacity Development certification from the Nehemiah Institute. Dr. Jackson was a member of UW-Madison Academic Mentor Board and Academic District representative. Her research opportunities include the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW), where she researched Community Participatory Research and COVID-19 from 2018-2020 as well as the UW-Madison All of Us Research program, also from 2018-2020.