Jones currently directs the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Center for Diversity and Health Equity (CDHE). In this role, she executes the strategic priorities of the AAFP’s Board of Directors and executive leadership on issues of diversifying the workforce, advocating for health in all policies at the federal level, developing medical education and implementing practice tools that advance equity. Prior to joining the AAFP in 2017, Jones served as Director of Maternal Child Health for March of Dimes Kansas and a Fellow with the Army Public Health Center at Fort Leavenworth KS advising the Senior Commander of the Combined Arms Center. Both roles involved the development and implementation of equity focused health promotion strategies to reduce disparities in maternal mortality, preterm birth, substance use and suicide by addressing the social determinants of health, policy, systems and infrastructure. Jones completed her doctoral degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Health Policy and Management where her research on unconscious bias has led to the development of evidence-based curriculum and training for faculty. Additionally, her research areas of interest include; imposter syndrome among those underrepresented in medicine, racial & ethnic disparities in maternal and child health, workforce diversity issues and federal & state policy issues.