Robert Jackson, M.D., is a Partner and Chief Science Officer at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2001. Prior to Deerfield, Dr. Jackson was a healthcare analyst at Janus Capital. Previously, he founded and managed a group ophthalmology practice. Dr. Jackson holds an undergraduate degree from Rollins College, M.D. from West Virginia University and M.B.A. with distinction from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a Cleveland Fellow at Case Western Reserve University, spent a year at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Australia, completed his ophthalmology residency at Case Western Reserve University and was Chief Resident in his final year.