Biography

Dr. Jones is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Oncology at The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) McGovern Medical School in Houston. She received her medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center (UT Health) Medical School in San Antonio. Dr. Jones completed a fellowship in Medical Oncology/Hematology from UT Health Medical School in San Antonio.

Dr. Jones was awarded the prestigious Joe and Teresa Lozano Long Presidential Scholar award in medical school, as well as the Dean’s Most Promising Research Award in 2010 for her work on “A Comparative Analysis of Human Plasma Glycoproteins By Age and Frailty Status”. She received an honorable mention in 2013 for the John Hopkins University Internal Medicine House-staff Research Award for her essay on “Breast Cancer Treatment Delays in a Majority Minority Community: Is There a Difference?”. Her peers selected her for the Most Compassionate Intern, and Most Compassionate Resident 2014-2015. Dr. Jones was awarded the prestigious McDonald Award of Excellence in Oncology in 2018 for her extensive research in breast cancer, research mentoring, and work in quality improvement.

Dr. Jones is a breast oncologist with a special interest in overcoming resistance in hormone positive breast cancer, integrating supportive care for quality improvement, genome sequencing, pharmacogenetics, and personalized medicine as it applies to breast cancer.

She is a mother of three boys, enjoys writing, and is active in community outreach supporting education.

Education

Medical Degree
The University of Texas Health Science Center (UT Health) Medical School in San Antonio
Fellowship
Medical Oncology/Hematology, UT Health Medical School in San Antonio