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Acting Instructor
Medicine

Faculty Information

Biography

Dr. Helen E. Jack is an Acting Instructor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Washington and a practicing primary care physician with the Washington Department of Corrections. A clinician-scientist, Dr. Jack’s research focuses on the integration of behavioral health into primary care for vulnerable populations. Since 2013, she has been conducting global mental health systems research and doing research capacity-building in southern Africa, primarily Zimbabwe. As the behavioral health treatment gap spans borders, Dr. Jack is also involved in US-based research focused on substance use care in general medical settings.

Dr. Jack graduated summa cum laude from Yale University and completed medical school at Harvard Medical School. Prior to beginning her medical training, she earned a second BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar.

Education & Training: 
MD
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
2014–2018
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
2018–2021
Honors: 
Phi Beta Kappa
2011
Rhodes Scholarship
2012
Center for Primary Care Student Leadership Award, Harvard Medical School
2016
Alpha Omega Alpha
2020
Harborview Annual Housestaff Achievement Award for Clinical Ability and Humanitarian Concern
2020
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Research & Clinical Interests
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Clinical Interests: 
  • Primary care
  • Correctional health
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