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Biography - Teresa Jackson, MD, FASAM

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Teresa L. Jackson, MD, FASAM is a board certified Addiction Medicine physician in Washington. She is the Medical Director of Addiction Medicine for EvergreenHealth and serves on the Physician Wellness Committee. After receiving her undergraduate and medical degree from the University of Arizona, she completed a surgical residency and fellowship. She began her Addiction Medicine career in 2014 in Arizona and moved to the Pacific Northwest in 2018.

Her philosophy for the treatment of substance use disorders is to love and support patients with substance use disorders. Punishment and shame do not heal. Patients with substance use disorders deserve compassion.

Dr. Jackson currently serves as Region VIII Director on the ASAM Board of Director; and lives on Whidbey Island and enjoys running, hiking, cycling, and alpine skiing.