Andrea Jackson, Ph.D. (UCSF) 

Associate Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine 

Dr. Jackson is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine. Her clinical and research focus is on dismantling of racial/ethnic disparities in reproductive health through diversifying the healthcare workforce and education of medical students, residents and practicing physicians on how systemic racism contributes to healthcare inequality. She is currently co-Director of the UCSF Initiative for Black Women’s Health and Livelihood and a leader of the UCSF School of Medicine Differences Matter project, a 5 year initiative charged with addressing racism in health and medical culture.  

Dr. Jackson earned her B.S. in Engineering at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., and received a medical degree from Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts. She completed her residency at Brigham and Woman’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, followed by a fellowship in Family Planning at UCSF. She also earned her Masters in clinical research at UCSF.