Dr. Seethal Jacob is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. She graduated from Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine in 2009 and completed her pediatric residency and chief residency at Indiana University School of Medicine. She went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, as well as a Masters in Clinical Research at the University of Pittsburgh, where she began researching the genetic association of sickle cell disease and its various complications. After fellowship, she returned to Indiana University/Riley Hospital for Children as part of the Pediatric and Adolescent Comparative Effectiveness Research (PACER) group and Director of the Comprehensive Pediatric Sickle Cell Program at Riley. Her research focuses on developing and evaluating interventions, such as telehealth, to improve access to and the quality of care for children living with sickle cell disease.