Jason is the Chief Resident of Neurosurgery at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA (USA).
His experience treating complex neurological injuries and diseases has heightened his awareness of social inequities and their dramatic contribution to outcome disparities. His public health work is broadly focused on access to care and medical ethics, behavioral economics applications in health care, and tackling violence as a public health crisis.
As a medical student, Jason was the recipient of a prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute-funded Research Scholars Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD (USA). He has authored numerous scientific publications in the fields of neurobiology, cancer immunology, and clinical neurosurgery; and he has presented his work at several national meetings.
Jason holds a BA in Philosophy from Minnesota State University, an MD from The Chicago Medical School with a Distinction in Research, and an MPH from Harvard University in Health Policy, Economics, and Law.