Faculty & Staff

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Emily J. Jones, PhD, RNC-OB

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing
  • Telephone: 617-287-5954
  • Office Location: S-03-24

Areas of Expertise

Identification of Cardiometabolic Risk among Childbearing Women, Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease


PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
BSN, Oklahoma Baptist University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Dr. Jones’ research interests center on reducing cardiometabolic risk among childbearing women, particularly Native American women with previous gestational diabetes. Her research focuses on identifying interventions that will increase women’s self-efficacy to carry out lifestyle behaviors aimed at preventing Type 2 Diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Jones has volunteered with the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston on projects addressing the health disparities of childbearing women. She is also partnering with the Institute for New England Native American Studies at UMass Boston in order to address the numerous health disparities encountered by American Indians in Massachusetts. Dr. Jones serves as a peer reviewer for several nursing journals related to maternal/child and women's health.

Teaching Expertise
Legal, Ethical, and Health Policy Issues, Maternity and Women’s Health