Audrey Jackson

Senior Associate (Non-resident), Global Health Policy Center
Associated Programs: Global Health Policy Center
Audrey Jackson is a senior associate with the CSIS Global Health Policy Center. Her research portfolio of global infectious diseases includes tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and antimicrobial resistance. She has written on TB, HIV, malaria, and maternal and child health programs in countries ranging from Nigeria to Myanmar and has drawn attention to the threat of antimicrobial resistance for the developed and developing world. She provides recommendations to the U.S. government for improving research, product development, and disease control efforts. Prior to joining CSIS, Jackson managed the antimicrobial resistance policy portfolio for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Global Affairs. In that role, she participated in the writing of the National Action Plan for Combating Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis and helped to advance U.S. positions on antimicrobial resistance at the World Health Organization and the G7. Earlier, she led a broad portfolio as director of science policy at the Infectious Diseases Society of America, including pandemic preparedness, training of research scientists, and research and product development policy. Jackson received an M.S. and Ph.D. in microbiology from Yale University and an A.B. magna cum laude in biology from Harvard University.