Dr. Jackson main research areas of interest are in spatial statistics and disease surveillance.
National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health. “Comparison of tests for global clustering and local cluster detection on data with global clustering pattern and outliers”. Bethesda, MD 03/08
US Census Bureau. “Exploring Goodness-of-Fit and Spatial Correlation Using Components of Tango’s Index of Spatial Clustering”. Hyattsville, MD 03/07
National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health. “Exploring Goodness-of-Fit and Spatial Correlation Using Components of Tango’s Index of Spatial Clustering”. Bethesda, MD 02/07
Spelman College, Department of Mathematics seminar, “Statistical issues in disease clustering and surveillance”, Atlanta, GA 10/04
Eastern North American Region of the International Biometrics Society. Invited roundtable discussion leader, “Integrating the SAS certification into the Academic Teaching Environment”. Washington, DC, 03/08
University of Maryland, College Park, SPIRAL Program. “Disease Clustering”. College Park, MD 5/05
Clark Atlanta University Fall Conference. “Building Careers: The legacy of Clark Atlanta University’s Mathematics Department. Atlanta, GA 10/08.
Pomona College, Department of Mathematics seminar, “Statistical issues in disease clustering and surveillance”, Claremont, CA 1/05
Rochester Institute of Technology, Department of Mathematics and Statistics seminar, “Exploring goodness-of-fit and spatial correlation using components of Tango’s index of spatial clustering”. Rochester, NY 8/04
Morehouse College, Department of Mathematics seminar “Applied Mathematics and its application to public health and disease surveillance”. Atlanta , GA, 3/04
Grants and Sponsored Research
National Institute of Health, National Cancer Institute. Contract for project titled: “Comparison of Spatial Test for Global Clustering and Cluster Detection on data with varying Spatial Correlation Structure and Geographic Units.” 05/07-08/07
Note: Order of co-authors is as published and prioritized by contribution, as is customary in the field. Except for last author which signifies senior author.
De Mendoza, A., Jackson, M. C., and Sheppard, V. (2016). "The role of knowledge on genetic counseling and testing for BRCA ½ in black breast cancer survivors at increased risk of carrying a mutation." Journal of Genetic Counseling, (Accepted)
LaBove, G, Davison, S.P., Jackson, M. (2016). “Compliance of Perioperative Antibiotic Dosing and Surgical Site Infection Rate in Office-Based Elective Surgery,” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open, (4)5: e710. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000000704.
Perrin, E., Sellers, T., Maxwell, L.H., Morgan, M., Davis, S-M, Cook, C., Jackson, M.C., Sellers, K.F. (2015). “A Statistical Analysis of Weight Gain During the Freshman Year of College”, Journal of Student Research, 4(1): 144-151.
Jackson, M. C., (2014). Testbank for use with the Introduction to the Practice of Statistics, 8th edition (W.H. Freeman)
Arab, A., Jackson, M. C., and Kongli, C. (2014). "Modelling the effects of weather and climate on malaria distributions in West Africa," Malaria Journal, 23(126). (DOI:10.1186/1475-2875-13-126)
Veach, E., Xique, I., Johnson, J., Lyle, J., Almodovar, I., Sellers, K.F., Moore, C.T., and Jackson, M.C. (2014). “Race matters: analyzing the relationship between colorectal cancer mortality rates and various factors within respective racial groups”, Frontiers in Public Health, 2(239). (DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00239)
Jackson, M. C., Trotman, A., Stephens, M., and Sellers, K. F. (2012). "The Effect of Latency Variables on Repeated Measures Inference Applied to the Measurement of Risk-taking as a function of Psychopathy," Quality and Quantity (DOI:10.1007/s11135-011-9475-4)
Jackson, M. C., and Macpherson, B. (2011). Testbank for use with the Introduction to the Practice of Statistics, 7th edition (W.H. Freeman)
Thompson, W., McGinnis, S., McDaniel, D., Sexton, J., Petit, R., Anderson, S., Sellers, K., and M. Jackson, M. C. (2011). "A Geographical and Statistical Analysis of Childhood Leukemia Deaths Relating to the Locations of Nuclear Power Plants," Advances and Applications in Statistical Science, 6(5).
Jackson, M. C., Gray, M. W., Lu, J., and Solana, H. (2011). "The Integration of the SAS Certificate Program into the Classroom Teaching Environment," International Mathematical Forum, 6(50)
Shavers, V. L., Jackson, M. C., Sheppard, V. B. (2010).“Racial/ethnic patterns of uptake of colorectal screening,”Journal of the National Medical Association,102(7), 621–636
Jackson, M. C., Huang, L., Xie, Q., Tiwari, R. (2010). “A Modified Version of Moran's I,”International Journal of Health Geographics, 9(33)
Jackson, M. C., Colson, A., Johansen, L., Furlong, C., Sellers, K. F. (2010). “Modelling the effect of climate change on the prevalence of Malaria in Western Africa,”Statistica Neerlandica, 64(4), 388-400
Jackson, M. C. (2010). “A comparison of estimation methods for conditionally-specified spatial data,”International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 58(2), 169–184
Jackson, M. C., Huang, L., Luo, J., Hackey, M., Feuer, E. (2009).“Comparison of tests for spatial heterogeneity on data with global clustering patterns and outliers,”International Journal of Health Geographics, 8(55)
Jackson, M. C., Davis, W., Waldron, W., McNeel, T., Pfeiffer, R., Breen, N. (2009).“Impact of geography on mammography use in California,” Cancer Causes and Control, 20(8)
Shavers, V., Harlan, L., Jackson, M. C., Robinson, J. (2009).“Racial/ethnic patterns of care for pancreatic cancer,” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 12(7), 623–630
Jackson, M. C., Sellers, K. F. (2008). “Simulating discrete spatially correlated Poisson data on a lattice,” International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 37(4), 137 –154
Jackson, M. C., Waller, L. A. (2005). “Exploring goodness-of-fit and spatial correlation using components of Tango’s index of spatial clustering,” Geographical Analysis, 37(4), 371–382
Russek-Cohen, E., Jackson, M. C. (2002).“Permutation Tests,“ Encyclopedia of Environmetrics, pp. 1547 – 1549, London: Wiley
Jackson, M. C. (2001). “Spatial data analysis for discrete data on a lattice,” Contemporary Mathematics, 4, 53–58