Jeremy Jones, DO joined as an assistant professor of primary care at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MUCOM) in August, 2020. Dr. Jones earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering at the University of Oklahoma in 2003. He then completed his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSU-CHS) College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008. He completed his pediatric residency training at Oklahoma State University Medical Center (OSUMC) in Tulsa in 2011. Dr. Jones is board certified in pediatrics.
Dr. Jones began his career as an assistant professor at OSU-CHS for the department of pediatrics. His responsibilities there included clerkship coordinator for the department of pediatrics regarding medical student clinical rotations. Dr. Jones was the coordinator for various years for the academics committee, wellness committee, public relations committee, and alumni outreach committee for the OSUMC and Osteopathic Medical Education Consortium of Oklahoma (OMECO) pediatric residency programs in Tulsa. He also created the osteopathic manipulative medicine curriculum and simulations curriculum for these programs prior to joining Marian.
Since joining MUCOM, Dr. Jones is a facilitator for the Osteopathic Principles & Practice and Introduction to Clinical Medicine laboratory sessions and debrief sessions. He also coordinates the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine “Hands On” lecture and laboratory sessions and facilitates small group sessions for third-year students’ Professional Development & Academic Day schedules within the Clinical Clerkship Information course. Furthermore, Dr. Jones is a facilitator for the Clinical Colloquium courses for third-year medical students and COMLEX Level 2PE Formative Assessments for fourth-year medical students. Dr. Jones additionally coordinates the Pediatrics Indirect Patient Care course. He delivers many pediatrics-based lectures for each of the systems courses in the first- and second-year curriculum. Dr. Jones currently serves MUCOM as a committee member for the Admissions Committee, Professionalism and Ethics Committee, and Graduate Medical Education Committee.
Dr. Jones has many outreach activities associated with MUCOM. He is a volunteer provider for the Near-west Outreach Clinic and Trinity Free Clinic. He also helps facilitate and coordinate osteopathic manipulative medicine activities for MUCOM’s Healthcare Camp and Accepted Students’ Day. He is likewise a Connecting Champions mentor in addition to MUCOM medical student mentorship. Finally, Dr. Jones currently serves as the Vice President for the St. Raphael Catholic Medical Association of Indianapolis Guild.
Dr. Jones regularly gives oral presentations at local, state, regional, and national professional conferences. Lectures have ranged from interactive classroom lectures to systems-based approach procedural simulations. Dr. Jones has taught numerous, varied topics, including: pediatric asthma and clinic-based spirometry; physician resilience through the Little Way of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus; and teaching in the clinical setting using illness scripts and student-driven patient presentations. Associations that have consistently accepted and requested oral presentations include the OSU-COM Alumni Association, Oklahoma Osteopathic Association, Indiana Osteopathic Association, and Catholic Medical Association for their national Annual Education Conference.
Dr. Jones has clinical interests in asthma education and spirometry; medical knowledge acquisition through illness scripts; and clinical decision-making through train-of-thought processes. His academic interests include integrated lecture design and game-based learning. Dr. Jones has personal interests in his Catholic faith, daily Mass, St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Carmelite spirituality, cooking, and chess.
Dr. Jones enjoys spending time with his wife, Maria Kayla, and their three daughters: Gemma Rose, Mary Agnes, and Lucy Cecilia.