DR. GRACE JACKSON

Grace Jackson, M.D. is a board-certified psychiatrist who graduated summa cum laude from California Lutheran University with degrees in political science and biology, as well as a Masters in Public Administration.   She earned her medical degree from the University of Colorado in 1996, followed by specialty training in psychiatry while serving in the U.S. Navy. For more than eighteen years, Dr. Jackson has approached her work from the perspective of a clinical toxicologist in recognition of the harmful effects of prescription drugs.   An avid researcher and occasional writer, she is the author of Rethinking Psychiatric Drugs: A Guide for Informed Consent and Drug Induced Dementia: A Perfect Crime. Dr. Jackson’s professional experience has included national and international testimony as an expert witness, as well as clinical service in a wide variety of treatment settings.   As the interim director of the inpatient behavioral health unit at Verde Valley Medical Center in Cottonwood, Az, she acquired invaluable experience in geriatric psychiatry and dementia, experientially confirming the benefits of her philosophical approach known as PharmARRU: Pharmaceutical Avoidance, Reduction, and Responsible Use.  Dr. Jackson currently provides hospital and ER consultations to a wide range of healthcare systems across the country.