Robert E. Jackson, MD, MACP

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Academic Institute
Full Clinical Member, Research Institute
C. Richard Stasney, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Performing Arts Medicine, 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

Asthma Pneumonia Fibromyalgia
Education & Training

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

Mediterranean diet: The role of long-chain ?-3 fatty acids in fish; polyphenols in fruits, vegetables, cereals, coffee, tea, cacao and wine; probiotics and vitamins in prevention of stroke, age-related cognitive decline, and Alzheimer disease
Román, GC, Jackson, RE, Gadhia, R, Román, AN & Reis, J 2019, , Revue Neurologique, vol. 175, no. 10, pp. 724-741.

Extra-virgin olive oil for potential prevention of Alzheimer disease
Roman, GC, Jackson, RE, Reis, J, Román, AN, Toledo, JB & Toledo, E 2019, , Revue Neurologique, vol. 175, no. 10, pp. 705-723.

Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Idiopathic Normal-Pressure Hydrocephalus: Recent Pathophysiological Advances
Roman, GC, Jackson, RE, Fung, SH, Zhang, YJ & Verma, A 2019, Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, vol. 19, no. 7, 39.

Hippocampal sclerosis in older patients practical examples and guidance with a focus on cerebral age-related TDP-43 with sclerosis
Cykowski, MD, Powell, SZ, Schulz, PE, Takei, H, Rivera, AL, Jackson, RE, Roman, G, Jicha, GA & Nelson, PT 2017, , Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol. 141, no. 8, pp. 1113-1126.

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.

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

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.

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, Unknown Journal, 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.