Robert Jacobson, MD, Pediatrics, Rochester, MN


Pediatrics Rochester, MN

Pediatric Healthcare Research and Healthcare Policy

Professor, Pediatrics, Mayo Medical School

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Education & Training

  • Yale University School of Medicine
    Yale University School of MedicineFellowship, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 1987 - 1989
  • Yale New Haven Children's Center
    Yale New Haven Children's CenterResidency, Pediatrics, 1984 - 1987
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Yale-New Haven HospitalChief Residency, Pediatrics, 1986
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Yale-New Haven HospitalInternship, Pediatrics, 1984 - 1985
  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of MedicineClass of 1984
  • Butler UniversityBS, Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, 1980
  • Butler UniversityBS, Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, 1980

Certifications & Licensure

  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 1989 - 2021
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Outstanding Chapter Award (Large Chapter) 2013 American Academy of Pediatrics, 2014
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2013-2016
  • CTSA Teacher of the Year Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities, 2011
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Making the CASE for the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: How to Talk to Parents and Adolescents  
    Jacobson RM, Minnesota Medicine, 2/1/2014
  • Building capacity for population intervention research in primary care Commentary  
    Jacobson RM, Rutten LJ, Institute of Medicine, 7/1/2013
  • Antibody persistence and response to a booster dose of a quadrivalent conjugate vaccine for meningococcal disease in adolescents  
    Jacobson RM, Jackson LA, Reisinger K, Izu A, Odrljin T, Dull PM, Pediatr Infect Dis J, 4/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Attitudes toward hpv vaccine: differences among parents of male and female adolescents.
    Roberts J, Hale J, Jacobson R, Pope C, Thompson D, Darden P, J Investig Med, 2/1/2014
  • "Teaching the C.A.S.E. Approach to Address Parental Vaccine Hesitancy using Simulation Education with Pediatricians in Training"
    Robert M. Jacobson, MD, 19th Annual Meeting of the Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine, Paris, France, 6/1/2013
  • Immunizations Delivery.
    2012 Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 4/1/2012
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  • Screening of "Invisible Threat". 
    Minneapolis, MN - 10/1/2014
  • "Vaccinating against Influenza 2014" 
    Rochester, MN - 9/1/2014
  • "Addressing Specific Adolescent Vaccine Concerns of the Parent, Teen, & Clinician" 
    La Crosse, WI - 9/1/2014
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  • Talking with Vaccine-Hesitant Parents. 
    Jacobson RM, AskMayoExpert
  • Newborn Screening Saves Lives: Access to genetic information can prove crucial to a child's health. 
    Jacobson RM, US News & World Report
  • Perspective: Newborn screening--Destruction of 1 million newborn bloodspots endangers Minnesota children. 
    Jacobson RM, Minnesota Healthcare News
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Press Mentions

  • Fighting Vaccine Hesitancy, One Parent at a Time
    Fighting Vaccine Hesitancy, One Parent at a TimeApril 19th, 2020
  • #MayoClinicRadio Podcast: 10/26/19
    #MayoClinicRadio Podcast: 10/26/19October 28th, 2019
  • Infectious Diseases A–Z: Understanding Rabies
    Infectious Diseases A–Z: Understanding RabiesOctober 21st, 2019
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