Allison McCarley Jackson, M.D., M.P.H., is the Division Chief of the Child and Adolescent Protection Center at Children’s National Hospital and holds the Washington Children’s Foundation Professorship in Child and Adolescent Protection. Additionally, she is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at George Washington University.
Dr. Jackson specializes in providing direct medical care to abused and neglected children. Dr. Jackson advocates for individual children within human services, law enforcement, and other arenas of the metropolitan area, providing consultation to police, attorneys, social workers, and other healthcare professionals.Dr. Jackson is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the International Society of the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN). She has been a member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Abuse and Neglect, and is currently the Children’s National Team Supervisor for the District of Columbia’s Multidisciplinary Team on Child Abuse and Neglect. She regularly gives training's and presentations on the subject of child maltreatment to organizations in the metropolitan area, including the Metropolitan Police Department and the United States Attorney’s Office.