Dr. Aaron Jackson, Urologist, Longtime Member College of Medicine Faculty
Dr. Aaron Jackson
WASHINGTON -- Dr. Aaron Jackson, a longtime member
of the Howard University College of Medicine faculty and former chief
of the Division of Urology at Howard
University Hospital, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 28, after a long illness. He
A native of Jackson, Miss., Jackson was an associate professor in
the College of Medicine and a member of the Division of Urology in
the Department of Surgery at
the college and the hospital.
The first panel is “The Changing Nature of Medical Student Education,” featuring Dr. David Rose, Facial Action Coding System, surgery clerkship director at Howard University Hospital; Dr. Marc S. Rickford, resident program coordinator in the Department of Surgery at Providence Hospital, and Dr. H. David Reines, vice chairman and former residency program director in the Department of Surgery at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree at Morehouse College in
1956 and his Medical Degree at Howard University College of Medicine
in 1960. He completed
an internship at Freedmen’s Hospital, now Howard University Hospital,
and a residency in urology at the University of Iowa after completing
service in the US
He joined the Howard University College of Medicine faculty in 1973.
Jackson’s half-century career as a physician, teacher and academic
surgeon includes honors as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical
Honor Society as well as
distinctions by The National Medical Association, the Virgin Islands
Health and the American Urologic Association.
He was a pioneering contributor to the hospital’s renal transplant
service and urology and surgery training programs at Howard.
“Dr. Jackson is fondly remembered by friends, colleagues, students
and patients for his humanism, dedication and delightful and irreverent
sense of humor,” said Dr.
Edward E. Cornwell III, surgeon in chief of Howard University Hospital
and chair of
the Department of Surgery at Howard University College of Medicine.
Jackson is survived by his wife of 53 years, Alexine Clement Jackson; 2 brothers, Emory and Charles Ray, four children, Celia Sarter;,Gordon, Emily, Juliet and Scott; 10 grandchildren, Jackson, Simone, Addison Sarter; Yasmin ,Tarek,Sereen Othman,;Ashley and Aaron Jackson, Christopher and Arielle Jones
A memorial celebration will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18, Dr.
Aaron at the Barn at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna, Va., 22182.