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Portrait of Elizabeth C. Jones, MD

Elizabeth C. Jones, MD, MPH, MBA
Acting Director
Radiology and Imaging Sciences

Academic Degrees
BS, Georgetown University
MD, Duke University
MPH, Johns Hopkins University
MBA, University of Maryland


Phone: (O) 301-402-5606 (M) 301-263-4853

NIH Clinical Center Senior Staff


Dr. Jones completed her undergraduate studies at Georgetown University, in 1979. She earned her Doctorate in Medicine from Duke University in 1985. After serving an Internship in Medicine at the Boston University Affiliated Hospitals, 1985-86, she completed a Residency in Diagnostic Radiology in 1986-90 and a fellowship in Abdominal Imaging in 1991, at Emory University. She has been Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology since 1990. In 2000, Dr. Jones completed her MPH at Johns Hopkins University and in 2009 her MBA from the University of Maryland's Smith School of Business.

Dr. Jones came to the Clinical Center in 1992. She has held numerous leadership positions in the Radiology department since 2000, for which she has received The NIH Director’s and the Clinical Center Director’s awards including Chair of Quality and Safety Committee, Associate Director for Clinical Operations, Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program Site Director and Acting Chief of Clinical Radiology. She is currently the Acting Chief Radiology and Imaging Sciences.

Dr. Jones clinical research and research interests include a broad array of strategies for Radiation Dose Management for the Clinical Center patients including testing of new lower dose CT equipment from Industry to achieve finding the optimum balance of noise and image quality, improved documentation and utilization of patient radiation dose information, improved strategies for educating patients, clinicians and the public about radiation and improving our understanding of fundamental biological basis for the effects of and prevention of radiation damage to DNA.

Dr. Jones has supported numerous collaborative clinical research projects utilizing Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance and ultrasound of the chest and abdomen. She provides her imaging expertise to several clinical oncology and subspecialty services providing clinical consultations and supporting patient care rounds.

Selected Publications

Symons R, Pourmorteza A, Sandfort V, Ahlman MA, Cropper T, Mallek M, Kappler S, Ulzheimer S, Mahesh M, Jones EC, Malayeri AA, Folio LR and Bluemke DA. Feasibility of dose-reduced chest CT with photon-counting detectors: Initial results in humans. Radiology 2017 Jul 28

Pourmorteza A, Symons R, Sandfort V, Mallek M, Fuld MK, Henderson G, Jones EC, Malayeri AA, Folio LR, Bluemke DA. Abdominal Imaging with Contrast-enhanced Photon-counting CT: First Human Experience. Radiology 2016 279(1):239-45.

Sandfort V, Ahlman MA, Jones EC, Selwaness M, Y Chen M, R Folio L and Bluemke DA. High pitch third generation dual-source CT: Coronary and cardiac visualization on routine chest CT. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr; 10(4):282-8, Jul-Aug 2016. Epub 2016 Apr 20.

Townsley DM, Dumitriu B, Liu D, Biancotto A, Weinstein B, Chen C, Hardy N, Mihalek AD, Lingala S, Kim YJ, Yao J, Jones E, Gochuico BR, Heller T, Wu CO, Calado RT, Scheinberg P, Young NS. Danazol Treatment for Telomere Diseases. N Engl J Med. 2016; 374(20):1922-31.

Klabunde C, Frame P, Meadow A, Jones EC, Nadel M, Vernon S. A National Profile of Primary Care Physicians' Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendations and Practices. Preventive Medicine 2003 36:352-362.

Klabunde C, Jones EC, Brown ML, Davis WW. Colorectal Cancer Screening with Double-Contrast Barium enema: A National Survey of Diagnostic Radiologists AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002 179(6):1419-27.

Miller KD, Masur H, Jones EC, Joe GO, Rick ME, Kelly GG, Mican JM, Liu S, Gerber LH, Blackwelder WC, Falloon J and Kovacs JA. High prevalence of osteonecrosis of the femoral head in HIV-infected adults. Ann Intern Med; 137(1):17-24, 2002.

Miller KD, Jones EC, Yanovski J, Shankar R, Feuerstein IM, Falloon J. Visceral Abdominal Fat in users of Indinavir. Lancet 1998; 351:871-875.

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