Heidi Jones

Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Director of Doctoral Program in Epidemiology

Ph.D. Epidemiology
Columbia University

M.P.H. Community Health Education
Hunter College

B.A. International Politics
Wesleyan University


Over the last 25+ years, Dr. Jones’ research has focused on identifying was to improve reproductive and sexual health outcomes in a wide variety of settings. Examples of her completed work include testing self-collection methods for sexually transmitted infection testing and cervical cancer screening to increase coverage, testing the use of partner-delivered treatment for sexually transmitted infections, measuring patient preferences for STI diagnosis and treatment services, as well as the integration of reproductive and sexual health services in primary care, and measuring evidence-based practices among abortion providers, among others. As an Associate Professor and the Director of the doctoral program in epidemiology, Dr. Jones also contributes to methodological debates in the field of epidemiology.

Dr. Jones’ implementation science experience focuses on improving clinical care in reproductive and sexual health, including HIV.

Recent publications:

Burgess CK, Henning PA, Norman WV, Manze MG, Jones HE. A systematic review of the effect of reproductive intention screening in primary care settings on reproductive health outcomes. Fam Pract. 2018 Mar 27;35(2):122-131. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmx086.

White KO, Jones HE, Shorter J, Norman WV, Guilbert E, Lichtenberg ES, Paul M. Second-trimester surgical abortion practices in the United States. Contraception. 2018 Apr 14. pii: S0010-7824(18)30140-9. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2018.04.004.

Jones HE, Schooling CM. Let's Require the "T-Word". Am J Public Health. 2018 May;108(5):624. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304365.

Teasdale CA, Abrams EJ, Chiasson MA, Justman J, Blanchard K, Jones HE. Incidence of sexually transmitted infections during pregnancy. PLoS One. 2018 May 24;13(5):e0197696. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0197696. eCollection 2018.

Schooling CM, Jones HE. Clarifying questions about "risk factors": predictors versus explanation. Emerg Themes Epidemiol. 2018 Aug 8;15:10. doi: 10.1186/s12982-018-0080-z. eCollection 2018.