Dr. Jacobs received her Bachelor of Science degree from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Tallahassee Florida. She then went to the University Of Miami School Of Medicine for her MD. She completed her Adult Psychiatry Residency at the University of Florida. Next she completed a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Florida.
Dr. Jacobs has worked in the Student Mental Health field for the last 15 years. Prior to that she worked at a Community Mental Health Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana and has had a private practice.
Her interests include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, and Cultural & Women’s Mental Health. Since 2008 she has also served as an Assistant dean for the Office for Diversity and Health Equity for the University Of Florida College Of Medicine. Some of her duties there include the recruitment and retention of Underrepresented in Medicine groups, such as African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans.