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NIH Record - 75th Anniversary - National Institutes of Health

Jones To Present NINR Director’s Lecture

Dr. Jones

Dr. Randy Jones

On Thursday, Mar. 5, Dr. Randy Jones will present the first 2020 NINR Director’s Lecture, from 11 a.m. to noon in Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10. In his presentation “Complex Decision-Making in Prostate Cancer,” Jones will describe his program of research, which focuses on health disparities, prostate cancer, chronic illness, end-of-life care and decision-making. The lecture will also be broadcast live and archived at

Jones is a professor at the University of Virginia School of Nursing. He has received funding from organizations such as NIH, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), American Cancer Society and the American Nurses Foundation. He is currently a principal investigator on an NINR-funded study focusing on treatment decision-making among patients with advanced prostate cancer.

Jones is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN), a RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholar alumnus and a national advisory committee member for RWJF Clinical Scholars and AAN’s Institute for Nursing Leadership. He is committed to promoting research, evidence-based practice, health policy and enhancing higher education and clinical practice. 

The event is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, visit

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