Dr. Jason Campbell is a physician author and scientist currently based in Florida. He completed a bachelor of science in anthropology and human biology from Emory University in 2011 and received a master of science in physiology from Georgetown University in 2013. Dr. Jason L. Campbell received his MD from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in 2018. After graduating from Emory and before enrolling at Georgetown, Dr. Campbell spent a year mentoring public high school students in his hometown of Washington, DC, as part of the AmeriCorps City Year program.
Throughout his career, Dr. Campbell has delivered poster and plenary presentations at multiple conferences and events. These have covered topics such as complications of epidural catheters, enterovirus infection in young infants, and human parechovirus. He has also contributed to multiple peer-reviewed publications and has been invited to speak on panels hosted by FedEx Elevate and the Westchester Bronx Society of Black Physicians.
Dr. Campbell is also an opinion writer interested in the Black experience in the United States. His work has been published in the Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sentinel, and The Seattle Times, among other outlets, and includes titles such as “Poet Amanda Gorman Exudes Hope Even as Black Oppression Remains” and “Growing Up a Black Man in America: Why Our Souls Are on Fire.” He also posts opinion pieces on his blog. Dr. Jason Campbell’s first published editorial focused on Colin Kaepernick and his activism from the standpoint of a Black student-athlete turned physician.
At Emory, Dr. Campbell was an All-American Division III runner and varsity track and field team captain. He was named the team’s Most Outstanding Runner in 2011. He later served as a volunteer assistant coach for The Ohio State University’s track and field team. Today, his interest in fitness inspires much of his current writing, as well as topics like nature, mental health, social justice, and current events. He is a strong believer in the power of reading, writing, and spending time in nature.
Poet Amanda Gorman exudes hope even as Black oppression remainsOrlando Sentinel
Op-ed: US Capitol riots, MLK Jr. Day remind us there are still two AmericasChicago Tribune
Commentary: Father’s Day and the moments stolen from too many black familiesChicago Tribune