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Demonica Jones Instructor Health Studies

Degrees
DrPH, Community and Behavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University
MPH, Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
MSW, Organization and Community Practice, University of Illinois at Chicago
BS, Community Health, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Bio
Demonica Jones is a Professorial Lecturer in the Department of Health Studies. Demonica Jones received her BS in Community Health and Spanish from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, an MPH, MSW from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a DrPH from the Penn State College of Medicine. She has extensive research experience investigating HIV, maternal and child health outcomes related to COVID-19, and healthcare transition for adolescents and emerging adults. Her background includes clinical research, HIV and STI prevention and education, and working with vulnerable youth populations (i.e., LGTBQ, youth with special healthcare needs, unhoused, etc.). Her professional interests include addressing the needs, advocating for the rights of and empowering youth and young adults by supporting environments of autonomy, respect, and understanding between professionals and the populations served.
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Teaching

Spring 2024

  • HLTH-110 Introduction to Public Health

  • HLTH-110 Introduction to Public Health

  • HLTH-194 Comm Service Learning Project: Introduction to Public Health

  • HLTH-245 Multicultural Health