Melissa Jackson, B.S., B.A.
works as a Research Specialist in Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). She primarily works with patients for recruitment, data collection, and follow-up interviews for research purposes on behalf of the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems (TBIMS) Project at VCU. An ongoing study for more than 20 years, the TBIMS Project provides crucial information to help better understand brain injury and recovery. Jackson also serves as the editor for TBI Today
, a quarterly publication from TBIMS, and assists with website content. She completed undergraduate work in 2008 with degrees in Psychology and Religious Studies and has completed graduate coursework in Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies.