Friday, November 19, 2021
By: Sara Plummer, OSU-CHS Communications Coordinator
Growing up in north Tulsa, Erin Jackson didn’t visit a Black physician until she was a young adult.
“It wasn’t until college that I personally experienced and saw for myself a physician who looked like me,” said Jackson, a third-year medical student at the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. “I believe that representation matters, and I always had the vision to create a platform and opportunity for youth from north Tulsa to experience something that I did not.”
Jackson and fellow OSU third-year medical student Alyssa Lindsey, chosen as 2020-21 Albert Schweitzer Fellows, partnered to develop and implement a Health Science Pipeline Project at Sankofa School of Creative and Performing Arts, a charter school in downtown Tulsa. Read more here