Dr. Barbara Jones has been selected as one of the Texas 10 by the Texas Exes. Nominated by alumni, these professors are among the best and most inspiring in the Forty Acres. See the full feature about the 2014 Texas 10 in the Alcalde. Last year, Dr. Miguel Ferguson was among the 2013 Texas 10.
Dr. Barbara Jones is Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Institute for Grief, Loss, and Family Survival in the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin, where she also holds a courtesy appointment with the Center for Women and Gender Studies. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Texas Galveston Medical School, Collaborating Faculty member at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and Research Consultant at Dell Children’s Medical Center.
Dr. Jones’ research focuses on improving care for children, adolescents and young adults with cancer and their families. She teaches courses across the curriculum on topics such as grief and loss, social work in health care, psychosocial oncology and interprofessional education.