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Jackson Higginbottom, MPH

Program Administrator

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Jackson Higginbottom, MPH


Jackson Higginbottom, MPH, is a program administrator at the Yale School of Public Health. His work focuses on community health engagement research, program evaluation, and health communications at the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE) and Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center. His primary research interests include: (1) investigating the social determinants of mental and physical health among sexual, ethnic and racial minorities; and (2) developing and evaluating evidence-based interventions to address health needs of under-resourced communities. Prior to his work at Yale, Jackson was heavily involved with free medical clinics in Oklahoma City.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Yale School of Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences (2020)


  • Developing Theory-based Messaging to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence and Uptake in the Lower Naugatuck Valley and Beyond
    Cheshire, CT, United States 2022
    Connecticut Public Health Association Annual Conference 2022
  • Cross-sector collaboration as a Response to Public Health Threats: Increasing COVID Vaccine Confidence and Uptake in New Haven
    Cheshire, CT, United States 2022
    Connecticut Public Health Association Annual Conference 2022
  • Community Engagement During COVID-19 & Beyond: Recruitment, Methods, & Dissemination
    New Haven, CT, United States 2022
    Focus Groups

Professional Service

Fundación Manos JuntasEstablished in 1995, Fundación Manos Juntas provides free medical care to those in need in the Oklahoma City community regardless of race, income, gender, age or religion. Services provided include provider evaluation, prescription medications, laboratory tests, health education and specialist referrals.2021 - Present
Connecticut Public Health AssociationMember2018 - Present

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