Biography

Dr. Jaclyn Albin treats patients of all ages and trained in combined internal medicine and pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine.  She joined the Departments of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine at UTSW in the fall of 2014 where she practices primary care in the Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Clinic at UTSW as well as at the Rees Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence at Children’s Health. Dr. Albin also serves as the Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program. She is passionate about nutrition, lifestyle, and other environmental influences on health, and she teaches her patients, students, and residents to prioritize these areas. She also studies the impact of childhood adverse experiences, often known as toxic stress, on adult health. Dr. Albin loves blending her love of nutrition and wellness with cooking, growing a garden, traveling, and spending time with her husband and children.

Education

Medical School
George Washington University School of Medicine (2009)
Residency
Baylor College of Medicine (2013), Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Chief Resident
Baylor College of Medicine (2014), Pediatrics

Clinical Interest

Adult Preventive Medicine

  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Diagnose Medical Conditions
  • Obesity Management
  • Promote Wellness & Disease Prevention
  • Routine Health Screenings
  • Women's Health (Pap Smears, Breast Exams, Contraception)

Adult Primary Care

  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD) - Heartburn
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Adoption
  • Annual Basic Gynecologic Care, including Pap Smears for young women
  • Annual Health Exams
  • Foster Care
  • School and College Physical Exams
  • Well Care: Birth through College
  • Well Child Visits
  • Young Adult Medicine

Research Interest

  • Adult health outcomes of adverse childhood experiences (toxic stress and trauma exposure)
  • Environmental determinants of health
  • Undergraduate and graduate medical education, especially Nutrition, Lifestyle, and Environmental Health

Honors & Awards

  • David C. Leach Award
    American College of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) (2016)
  • Jan Goddard-Finegold Award for Best Rotating Resident in Developmental Pediatrics
    Baylor College of Medicine (2011)
  • Reba Michael Hill Research Award
    Advocacy, Education, Intervention, Outreach, Utilization (AEIOU) project, Baylor College of Medicine (2011)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • MedPeds Program Directors Association (2015)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2009)
  • American College of Physicians (2009)
  • Texas Pediatric Society (2009)