Associate Director of the Healthy Brain Initiative
Eva Jackson, MPH, CHES, is an Associate Director of the Healthy Brain Initiative at the Alzheimer’s Association and has spent her career in direct service and public health development for caregivers and older adults. In her current role, she works on Alzheimer’s and other dementia infrastructure and outreach with tribal communities and curriculum development for public health students and professionals. Before joining the Alzheimer’s Association, she was an ORISE Fellow with CDC’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging team, working on research, program support, and policy development for caregivers and people with dementia. Prior to the fellowship at CDC, she worked at a county Area Agency on Aging, working with Long-Term Care Medicaid, grandparents raising grandchildren, and collaborating with community organizations to create systemic change. She also has experience working with refugee and immigrant communities and international community health programs. She earned her Master’s in Public Health with a focus on Healthy Aging and Community Health Education from the Colorado School of Public Health.