Princess Jackson Bio

HRSA Update
General Session: 8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Participants will learn about the current HRSA programs, resources and initiatives to improve health equity in medically under-served areas, as well as identify regional successes and challenges that impact safety net providers’ ability to advance HRSA’s mission in Region 6.  

Princess D. Jackson, PhD, was named Regional Administrator for the Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Regional Operations, Dallas Regional Division in October 2010.
As Regional Administrator, Ms. Jackson is responsible for developing strategic plans to increase health care services for underserved populations in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas, as well as 68 Federally-recognized tribes.

Ms. Jackson came to the HRSA Dallas Regional Office from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Federal Medical Center (FMC) in 2001. At the FMC, Princess held the positions of Medical Records Administrator and Medical Recruiter/Educator. Since joining HRSA, she served as a Public Health Advisor, Public Health Analyst, and Regional Coordinator.
With 30 years of experience in health care administration in the public and private sectors, Princess continues to maintain a keen interest in gerontology, employee recruitment and retention, and emergency preparedness. She is a licensed Social Worker and Nursing Facility Administrator.

A native of Fort Worth, Texas, Ms. Jackson holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, a Master of Science degree in Applied Gerontology and a Doctorate in Education from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.