Provider Bios

Dr. Melissa Ferrell, DNP FNP-BC is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Arizona. Her dissertation topic was focused on sublingual immunotherapy and how to improve nurse practitioner knowledge and management of patients on this treatment. She was the recipient of the Top DNP Project award upon graduation. She also provides consultation services for clinicians throughout the United States who are prescribing sublingual immunotherapy in their practice. Dr. Ferrell worked alongside Dr. Stuart Agren, MD at the Family Allergy Clinic for several years prior to his retiring. Dr. Ferrell enjoys cycling, wakeboarding, riding her quad and most importantly, spending time with her husband and three children.

Dr. Melissa Ferrell, DNP FNP-BC

Dr. J Carvel Jackson, DO graduated from the University of Arizona (undergraduate) and the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. He completed four years of residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, serving as Chief Resident at Stanford University. Dr. Jackson has been in private practice since 1992 and has been voted a “Top Doc in Phoenix” multiple times for his work in solving patients’ neuro muscular disorders and prescription drug addictions. Dr. Jackson spent several months working alongside Dr. Stuart Agren, MD at the Family Allergy Clinic learning the specifics of treating patients with sublingual immunotherapy and enjoys working with patients suffering from environmental and food allergies. He enjoys spending time with his family and his adorable grandchildren.

What is an Allergist? Allergist is another word for “Allergy Doctor.”