- PhD, Chronic Disease Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 2001
- MS, Healthcare Supervision and Management, University of Pittsburgh, 1994
- BS, Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, 1987
About Dina Jones
Dr. Jones is a physical therapist with a doctoral degree in chronic disease epidemiology. She joined the faculty at West Virginia University in July 2004 after completing a postdoctoral fellowship in the Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Jones has faculty appointments in both the Department of Orthopaedics and the Division of Physical Therapy at WVU, and the WVU Injury Control Research Center. Her current research interests focus on physical activity; rheumatology; knee osteoarthritis; total hip and knee arthroplasty; epidemiology; evidence-based, community-delivered self-management, fall prevention, and physical activity programs; and translational research. Dr. Jones has developed strong relationships with key partners such as the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, the West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services, and the Arthritis Foundation in order to conduct her research. Her research has been supported through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Arthritis Foundation, the Foundation for Physical Therapy, and the American College of Rheumatology.