Jen Jackson, MS

Senior DIS Specialist

Jen Jackson is an experienced Capacity Building Consultant/Harm Reductionist with over twenty years of experience. Her background is in Partner Services, Harm Reduction/SSPs, and HIV testing; Jen has practical experience as a DIS and mobile HIV testing/SSP coordinator. She is skilled in stakeholder engagement, e-learning development, capacity building, training, and TA for health departments; she can also write a mean grant or IRB proposal. She has a particular interest in training providers to address intersectional stigma/bias to create more inclusive experiences for clients accessing services.

Jen is currently working on her PhD in Translational Health Science, studying the experiences of SSPs and their clients during times of intense social chaos to inform recommendations ensuring continuity of services. Since all work and no play makes Jen a dull gal, she travels nationally and internationally, collects records on vinyl, flies with friends in the wind tunnel, and is a licensed skydiver.