Professional Bio


  • PhD, Education, Capella University, 2006
  • MS, Nursing, University of Northern Colorado, 2010
  • MS, Community Health Administration and Wellness Promotion, California College for Health Sciences, 1996
  • BS, Nursing, Regis University, 1980


Clinical Certifications and Expertise

Professional Memberships

  • National Ergonomics Conference, New York, Planning Board member, Appointed, 2010-present
  • All Payer Claims Database – Data Release and Review Committee, Appointed, 2013
  • Colorado Nurses Association (CNA), Director at large, Elected, 2012-2014

Research and Scholarship

Recent Presentations

Jackson A. Global Perspective of U.S. Health: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health. American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) 2014 Annual Conference, Dallas, TX: Platform.  May 7, 2014

LeDuc, K., Jackson, A., Whalen, K. Navigate Scenario: LearnScapes for Nursing Research. A Collaborative Pilot Study with Jones and Bartlett Learning. Western Institute of Nursing Research Annual Conference, Seattle, WA. April 2014.

Jackson, A. Cognitive Ergonomics and the Aging Workforce, National Ergonomics Conference, Las Vegas, NE. December 5, 2012.

Jackson, A. Workplace Design and Employee Productivity, National Ergonomics Conference, Las Vegas, NE. December 5, 2012.

Jackson, A., Thompsons, T.  Effects of Glycemic Control using a Perioperative Diabetes Protocol, American Association of Diabetes Educators, Indianapolis, IN. August 1-4, 2012.

Community Involvement and Service

Service to Profession

  • Advisory Board and News Editor, Nurse Educator Editorial
  • Service to Community
    • Board of Directors, Colorado Culture Change Coalition