Dr. Jackson's public health expertise includes chronic disease prevention, cultural competency, and the development of sustainable public-private partnerships to achieve social impact. Her professional tenure has included work in Strategy & Operations for Deloitte Consulting, LLP, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Jackson received her undergraduate degree with honors from Stanford University, Master of Public Health from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Doctorate of Public Health from UCLA.
As a speaker and coach, Portia helps individuals build lives of personal and professional authenticity. She uses lessons from her own journey as a survivor of chronic kidney disease to help others embrace their authentic selves, find balance, and address the perfectionism and limiting beliefs that can keep them from achieving their goals. Her blog, "Retire the Overachiever", captures lessons from her journey at www.portiajackson.com.