2015 Distinguished Professorship Lectureship

Dr. Douglas Jones, Jr. is currently Professor of Pediatrics and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs. He was Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and L. Joseph Butterfield Chair in Pediatrics and Pediatrician-in-Chief at The Children's Hospital from 1990-2005.

Dr. Jones received his BA from Rice University and his MD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. He completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital under Dr. C. Henry Kempe and a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine under the directorship of Dr. Frederick Battaglia. In 1975, he was appointed Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. In 1977, he moved to The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Hospital where he was eventually Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Director of the Eudowood Neonatal Pulmonary Division, Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Assistant Professor in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics. He returned to Colorado in 1990.

Dr. Jones has authored, co-authored, edited or co-edited over 150 scholarly publications, 2 print books and an on-line clinical decision support resource. He has been Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Pediatrics and chaired its Subspecialty Committee and the Residency Review and Redesign in Pediatrics (R3P) project. He served as Chair of the Review Committee for Pediatrics of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. He has received the Kempe Professional Service Award, the High Hopes Award from the Children's Diabetes Foundation and the Joseph W. St. Geme, Jr. Leadership Award from the Federation of Pediatric Organizations. He was recently appointed as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Graduate Medical Education.

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Douglas Jones, Jr., M.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Section of Neonatology, University of Colorado School of Medicine Aurora, Colorado

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