Robert E. Jackson, MD

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine
Full Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


After completing his residency, Dr. Jackson joined the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine and became an associate professor in 1998. He is actively involved in teaching, research, and clinical practice both at Baylor College of Medicine and the Methodist Hospital. He is an adjunct professor at Texas Woman´s University and has been a preceptor for their Advanced Nurse Practitioner Program since 1995. He received the Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Baylor College of Medicine´s Department of Internal Medicine (2004-2005) and was voted "Best Doctor in Internal Medicine" by The Best Doctor´s in America (2005).

Description of Research

Dr. Jackson has been primary investigator on numerous industry-sponsored clinical trials investigating treatments for community-acquired pneumonia, fibromyalgia, and the use of inhaled insulin to treat patients with asthma.

Areas Of Expertise

Pneumonia Fibromyalgia Asthma
Education & Training

, Baylor College of Medicine
, San Francisco General Hospital
, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
, The University of Texas at Austin

METEOR: An Enterprise Health Informatics Environment to Support Evidence-Based Medicine
Puppala, M, He, T, Chen, S, Ogunti, R, Yu, X, Li, F, Jackson, R & Wong, STC 2015, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol 62, no. 12, 7137654, pp. 2776-2786. DOI:

Scopolamine-induced "cholinergic stress test" in the elderly
Román, GC , Jackson, RE, Mariana Longoria, E & Fisher, RE 2014, Frontiers in Pharmacology, vol 5 JUL, 182. DOI:

Post-traumatic amaurosis secondary to paraophthalmic internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysm treated with pipeline embolization device
Kim, JD, Barber, SM, Diaz, OM, Li, HK, Jackson, RE, Hall, D & Lee, AG 2013, Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol 33, no. 4, pp. 359-362. DOI:

The scent of cancer [7]
Jackson, RE 2010, Annals of Internal Medicine, vol 153, no. 11, pp. 766-767.

Massive splenomegaly in sarcoidosis
Fordice, J, Katras, T, Jackson, RE, Cagle, PT, Jackson, D, Zaleski, H & Asimacopoulos, PJ 1992, Southern Medical Journal, vol 85, no. 7, pp. 775-778.

Effects of chronic digitalization on cardiac and renal Na + + K + -dependent adenosine triphosphatase activity and circulating catecholamines in the dog
Nechay, BR, Jackson, RE, Ziegler, MG, Neldon, SL & Thompson, JD 1981, Circulation Research, vol 49, no. 3, pp. 655-660.

Effects of chronic digitalization on plasma catecholamines and cardiac and renal Na+ and K+ ATPase
Nechay, BR, Jackson, RE & Ziegler, MG 1981, Federation Proceedings, vol 40, no. 3 I.