Instructor Profiles

Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD

Camara Phyllis Jones

Dr. Jones is the Research Director on Social Determinants of Health and Equity for the Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention  and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) at CDC. She is a family physician and social epidemiologist  whose work focuses on the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of the  nation. She led the development of the six-question  "Reactions to Race" module for the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System,  and led the establishment of the CDC Racism and Health Workgroup.  She is also the author of the "Gardener's Tale"  allegory which illustrates three levels of racism, and of the "Cliff Analogy"  animation which illustrates three levels of health intervention. Read Dr. Jones' CDC Profile

Courses Taught by Camara Phyllis Jones