We often come across people who are naturally gifted at whatever they do. One such example is Dr. Dwayne N. Jackson, who is not only a Medical Scientist but also a successful businessman, accomplished athlete, respected professor, and devoted father to three daughters. He seamlessly balances all of these roles, leaving one to wonder about his secret to success. The secret lies in Dr. Jackson’s acumen and extensive education in exercise and human physiology, medicine, and nutritional biochemistry, which he studied for over 12 years at prestigious universities.
Dr. Jackson’s vast educational accolades include BSc and MSc degrees in Exercise Science from the University of Ottawa, a Ph.D. in Neurovascular Physiology from Western University, and Doctoral Research and a Postdoctoral fellowship in Cellular and Molecular Physiology from Yale University School of Medicine.
During his educational training and research, Dr. Jackson received several research awards, university scholarships, and prestigious research fellowships including those from The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC), The Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). These awards are only bestowed upon the most notable researchers in their field, a testament to Dr. Jackson’s exceptional abilities.
In 2007, Dr. Jackson was recruited by Yale University, University of Guelph, and Western University. He settled on a tenure-track position in the Faculty of Medicine at Western University, where he was appointed Director of the Alan C. Burton Laboratory for Vascular Research. Dr. Jackson spent over 15 successful and highly productive years as a tenured professor at Western University. During this time he held the position of Undergraduate Chair, designed top-notch undergraduate programs, and developed a world-class program of research and discovery. Recognizing his dedication to training and mentoring students who aspired to develop careers in healthcare and research, Dr. Jackson was awarded the title of ‘Caring Role Model’ and received the Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by the Faculty of Medicine at Western.
Undoubtedly, Dr. Jackson’s work has helped people advance their knowledge in several ways. Dr. Jackson’s leading research on exercise, skeletal muscle blood flow, and muscle function, has led to our current understanding of the neurovascular regulation of microvascular blood flow. His work in this area has been published in dozens of high-impact peer-reviewed scientific journals and presented in many international keynote lectures. As well, his internationally recognized research on chronic stress and its impact on the immune system and inflammation provides the foundation of our understanding of how these factors affect the outcomes of conditions such as cancer, obesity, and Type 2 diabetes.
Unlike many others working in this capacity, Dr. Jackson has played a major role in the health and fitness industry serving as a Medical Consultant, Scientific Director, Chief Scientific Officer, and formulator for several well-known supplement and life science companies for over 20 years. His remarkable feats have made him one of the most sought-after medical, nutritional, and fitness experts in North America. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Dr. Jackson has devoted his life to educating and empowering others to improve their health via healthy diet, supplements, and exercise prescription. If someone wants to read Dr. Jackson’s mass-media writings, they can consult several magazines and online publications such as Muscle & Fitness, MuscleMag, Flex, Oxygen, Muscle & Performance, and Bodybuilding.com. Apart from being a writer, his athletic resume consists of professional careers in motocross and watercraft racing and 25 years as a competitive bodybuilder.
After a successful career as a professor, Dr. Jackson decided to pursue a new venture and follow his lifelong passion for health, wellness, and fitness. This led to the creation of “Vital Science” in 2019, a platform for him to share his expertise with a wider audience.
On the official Vital Science website, one can find innovative courses on nutrition and fitness, one on one coaching sessions to customize a fitness program according to their needs and goals, informational podcasts, training programs for people of all sizes and ages, nutritional counseling and last but not the least science-backed supplements formulated and backed by him.
Dr. Jackson is providing loads of value through this online platform, and whoever decides to go for it can achieve his goals in a targeted time. Currently, he has clients who are professional athletes and celebrities looking forward to feeling their best and improving their physiques through science-based workouts, nutrition and supplementation programs.
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