Carnel C Jackson

Carnel C Jackson, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, DEI-C


Assistant Professor
(585) 395-2355
Office: Lathrop Hall 106
Office Hours:

By appointment only


Dr. Carnel Jackson has joined the school of nursing as an Assistant Professor for the graduate and doctoral programs. Dr. Jackson is a Rochester native, who graduated from East Rochester High School. He completed his bachelor’s degree at Nazareth College, master’s degree at D’ Youville College and finished his doctorate degree at the University at Buffalo. He has practiced as a nurse practitioner for since 2017; gaining experience in internal medicine, family medicine, hematology-oncology and inpatient psychiatry. He opened his own practice (Jackson’s Health) in Brighton, NY, in 2022.


He is happy to join the SUNY Brockport team and encourage the next generation of nurse practitioners to practice at the top of the career. 


  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) certification, University of Florida, 2021

  • University at Buffalo, Doctor of Nursing Practice (4.0), 2019
  • Licensed Family Nurse Practitioner, unrestricted license, 2018
  • D’Youville College of Buffalo, MS in Family Nurse Practitioner, 2017
  • Registered Nurse, State of New York, unrestricted license, 2018 (last renewed)
  • Nazareth College of Rochester, BS in Nursing, 2015

Areas of Specialty

Family Medicine

Courses Taught

NUR 521, NUR 545, NUR 500, NUR 550, NUR 600, NUR 818, NUR 877

Research Interests

Pain management for individuals with a past medical history of opioid misuse disorder 

Primary Care and increased access to mental health treatment, obesity management and preventative medicine

Nurse Practitioner Autonomy