Active Term: 08/2023 - 08/2024
Areas of Expertise
Senior Curriculum Specialist
Jackie Short currently serves as a Senior Curriculum Specialist for Aquifer, a non-profit medical and health care profession educational organization providing evidence-based, peer-reviewed, and continuously updated virtual patient cases and content that cover a broad range of disciplines and critical healthcare topics.
Her current role includes project managing Aquifer Sciences, with the goal of integrating basic sciences into the health care professional’s academic curriculum. Some of her past projects include managing the content, accreditation, and release of CME-accredited Trauma-Informed Care patient modules, managing Aquifer’s educational consortium, and heading up their research program.
Recently, she completed a postgraduate program in Project Management through UMASS Amherst’s Isenberg School of Management (Simplilearn).
Over the course of her training and career, she has received numerous fellowships, including a Dissertation Year Fellowship. Additionally, while a postdoctoral fellow at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, she received a prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award/Fellowship from the National Eye Institute (NEI-NIH) to study visual attention.
She has experience mentoring undergraduates, teaching college-level courses at both the University of New Hampshire and Castleton University, and as a facilitator for Graduate Ethics course at Dartmouth College.
- BS in Psychology (Western New England University)
- MA in Psychology (University of New Hampshire)
- MST in College Teaching (University of New Hampshire)
- PhD in Psychology - Behavioral Neuroscience (University of New Hampshire)
-Postgraduate Program in Project Management (UMASS Amherst- Isenberg School of Management/Simplilearn)