Aug. 10, 2020

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Hem-onc, pain med fellows, internal med, peds residents join faculty

Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.

Erin Jackson, M.D.

Portrait of Dr. Erin Jackson

Dr. Erin Jackson, recently a pediatric hematology oncology fellow at UMMC, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of pediatrics.

After receiving her B.Sc. with honors from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, in 2008, Jackson received her M.D. from Saba University School of Medicine, Dutch Caribbean, in 2014. She then completed her general pediatric residency training at the Mercer University School of Medicine, Savannah, Georgia, in 2017 before doing a pediatric hematology oncology fellowship while concurrently earning her Masters of Clinical Investigation at UMMC.

An active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Medical Association, the American Society of Hematology, the American Childhood Cancer Organization, the Children’s Oncology Group and the American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Jackson has given a Sickle Cell Pain Management Grand Rounds presentation at UMMC and participates in medical student education on sickle cell disease.

She has one published manuscript on physical activity in sickle cell disease, a published abstract in Pediatric Blood and Cancer and three research manuscripts in progress. Her research interests center on obesity in pediatric sickle cell disease, which she currently has a grant application pending review.

Mohammad Shahzeb Khan, M.D.

Portrait of Dr. Shahzeb Khan

Dr. Mohammad Shahzeb Khan, who completed his internal medicine residency at the John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of medicine.

Khan earned his medical degree from the Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, in 2016. He has also completed a Masters of Science in Clinical Research from Rush University Medical Center, Chicago.

An active member of the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, Khan has authored more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals and two book chapters. He reviews articles frequently for the American Journal of Cardiology and the European Journal of Heart Failure. He is also the founder of the Research Council of Pakistan, a society that helps medical students become future leaders of medicine by teaching advanced research techniques.

Zackary Atom Charles Knott, M.D.

Zackary Knott

Dr. Zackary Knott, recently an internal medicine and pediatrics resident at UMMC, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of medicine.

After receiving his B.S. in biological engineering summa cum laude from Mississippi State University in 2012, Knott earned his M.D. at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport in 2016. He then had internal medicine and pediatrics residency training at UMMC from 2016-20.

An active member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Physicians, his interests have concentrated on quality improvement projects involving implementation of standardized handoff tools. Other interests include the utilization of emerging technologies, such as point of care ultrasound and medical education through social media and distributed learning platforms, such as podcasting.

Jenna Kay Lane, M.D.

Jenna Lane

Dr. Jenna Kay Lane, recently a pain medicine fellow at UMMC, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of anesthesiology.

After receiving her B.S. in biology and her B.A. in Spanish magna cum laude from Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, in 2010, Lane earned her M.D. as a bilingual health scholar at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, in 2015. She then did one year of internship training at UT Medical Branch before completing an anesthesiology residency from 2016-19 and a pain medicine fellowship from 2019-20 at UMMC.

Lane is an active member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and a resident member of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. She is the author or coauthor of four posters presented at scientific meetings nationally and one article published in the journal Travel Medicine, ”Advice on Malaria and Yellow Fever Prevention Provided at Travel Agencies in Cuzco, Peru.”