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Heide Jackson Ph.D.

Heide Jackson, Ph.D.

Director, Scientific and Technical Core

Associate Research Professor

Maryland Population Research Center
3101B Morrill
College Park , Maryland 20742
Office Phone: 301-405-1858


  1. Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2015
  2. M.S., Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2015
  3. M.S., Sociology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2012
  4. A.B., Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2010


Heide Jackson joined the MPRC team in August 2019. She was previously a demographer with the Health and Disability Statistics Branch at the U.S. Census Bureau. Her research interests pertain to interests in health over the life course, measurement of sensitive reproductive health topics, as well as the role of missing data in shaping our understanding of health and health trajectories. Heide obtained her Phd in Sociology and Masters in Population Health Sciences from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Heide provides statistical and programming support, assists with restricted data acquisition and storage, and teaches seminars on Stata, R, and SAS.