Dr. Meghan Drayton Jackson is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Indiana University School of Medicine and Riley Hospital for Children. Dr. Drayton Jackson has a special interest in caring for patients with sickle cell disease and thalassemia. She joins our Comprehensive Hemoglobinapathy Program where she works with a multidisciplinary team to provide state-of-the-art, evidence-based, quality care using a holistic approach to meet the needs of each child and family. She has a special interest in improving the access and transition of care for patients with sickle cell disease to promote continuous medical care with the outcome of decreased acute care utilization.
Dr. Drayton Jackson also has an interest in quality improvement, health care utilization and health disparities. She works closely with the hospital in ongoing quality improvement efforts and in developing initiatives in pediatric quality and safety. She also serves as the Chair of the Pediatric Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Quality Council. She received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Ohio University, completed Residency at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital and Fellowship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Drayton Jackson also has a Master of Business in Operational Excellence from The Ohio State University.