Harlan Jones, PhD – University of North Texas Health Science Center

/Harlan Jones, PhD – University of North Texas Health Science Center

Harlan Jones, PhD – University of North Texas Health Science Center

Harlan Jones, PhD was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he earned his bachelor of science degree from Louisiana State University and master of science degree from Southern University. In 1997, Dr. Jones received a Bridges to the Doctorate Fellowship from the National Institute of General Medicine (NIGMS) and earned his doctoral degree in biomedical sciences form the University of North Texas Health Science Center. In 2002, he became the first post-doctoral fellow of the Psychoneuroimmunology Winship Cancer Research Center at Emory University where he worked under the mentorship of Dr. Jay M. Weiss.
Dr. Jones is currently an Associate Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Genetics at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Jones also serves as Director of the Center for Diversity and International Programs at UNTHSC.
A recipient of the UNTHSC Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award and National Role Model Award, Dr. Jones believes strongly in promoting continuing education and professional development for postdoctoral fellows and early-stage faculty. As such, he has taken a keen interest in developing mentoring and professional development skills through active training within the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN). As a certified NRMN Master Facilitator, Dr. Jones provides training in best mentoring and professional development practices across the country. Dr. Jones maintains an active research program with interests in neuroimmunology and health disparities. Dr. Jones also directs the NRMN Professional Development Program, NRMN STAR, at UNTHSC.

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