Camara P. Jones, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Camara P. Jones, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. has been Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Social Behavior and the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health since 1994. In July 2000 she joined the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as the Research Director on Social Determinants of Health (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion).

Dr. Jones received an M.D. degree from Stanford University (1981), completed residencies in General Preventive Medicine (Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health) and Family Medicine (Residency Program in Social Medicine, Montefiore Hospital), and earned a masters degree in public health and a doctoral degree in epidemiology at Johns Hopkins, finishing in 1995. She has received numerous awards, most recently spent nine months in New Zealand as an Ian Axford Fellow in Public Policy. She has held numerous leadership and advisory positions, including several in the American Public Health Association, and has served as President of the Society for Analysis of African-American Public Health Issues since 1997.

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