Emily J. Jones
Emily J. Jones, PhD, RNC-OB, FAAN, FAHA, FPCNA is an Associate Professor of Nursing and PhD Program Director in the Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She completed a PhD in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2010 and a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2005. With a broad background in women’s obstetrical health and health promotion, Dr. Jones has specific training and expertise in translational health disparities research and in the epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular disease. Her research focuses on translating type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention in partnership with regionally diverse American Indian/Indigenous communities by adapting and testing interventions for women diagnosed with gestational diabetes. She leads team science with tribal communities and advocates to advance Indigenous maternal health equity, broadly.