EDUCATION Dr. Jacks completed her undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina and earned her medical degree at Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. She completed her internal medicine residency at the University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, and her hematology/medical oncology fellowship at University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina, Pitt County Memorial Hospital and Leo Jenkins Cancer Center. EXPERIENCE Prior to joining Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, Dr. Jacks worked at UC San Diego Nevada Cancer Institute and Nevada Cancer Institute (NVCI), where she focused on breast and gynecologic oncology. At NVCI, she served as an oncology fellowship preceptor, medical director of Oncology Services at University Medical Center, and as the oncology rotation residency coordinator at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. BOARD CERTIFIED Internal Medicine Medical Oncology Hematology PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS Alpha Omega Alpha American Society of Clinical Oncology American Medical Association ACCOMPLISHMENTS Dr. Jacks has numerous peer-reviewed publications and presentations, and received the Eugene Furth, M.D. Award for Most outstanding Senior Resident, and Sir Williams Osler Award for Best Senior Resident in Cardiology. Publications AUY922, a novel HSP90 inhibitor: Final results of a first-in-human study in patients with advanced solid malignancies. Read more. PERSONAL Dr. Jacks is a native of North Carolina. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and sewing.
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