Craig Jackson is the Dean of the School of Allied Health Professions at Loma Linda University. Prior to his appointment as dean, Dr. Jackson was associate professor and one of three founding faculty of the MSW program in the Department of Social Work (now the Department of Social work and Social Ecology) in the Graduate School (now the School of Science and Technology). He worked as a pediatric social worker, program director of Family Recovery Center, a chemical dependence treatment clinic, and later became assistant director and Director of Social Work at the Medical Center.
Dr. Jackson is a graduate of the School of Social Work at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and Western State University College of Law in Fullerton, California.
During his tenure as dean, Dr. Jackson has traveled extensively throughout the world on behalf of Loma Linda University and the General Conference consulting with various colleges and universities in the development of allied health programs, most recently a Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care and a Bachelor of Science in Medical Radiography in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is also involved in health and mental health education in the Czech Republic and the Republic of Slovakia, along with faculty members of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics.