Kathleen Jones, M.D.
Kathleen Jones, M.D., is a clinical professor of pathology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences for the University of Houston College of Medicine. She is responsible for co-development and delivery of pre-clerkship courses covering the gastrointestinal system as well as renal and urinary systems. Jones will also help develop and oversee comprehensive, integrated content in pathology and laboratory medicine for the four-year medical curriculum.
Previously, Jones served for over 20 years as a faculty member at the Texas A&M College of Medicine and contributed to its mission through many leadership roles, including associate dean of the Round Rock campus, vice-chair of the Curriculum Committee, co-chair of the Organ Systems Subcommittee, chair of the Pathology Educators Group and co-director of the pre-clerkship renal and genitourinary block. While working on the Round Rock campus, Jones contributed to courses within the college’s Health Systems Science track.
Prior to moving to Houston, Jones practiced as a board-certified pathologist at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple, Texas, focusing on surgical pathology and renal pathology. She also served as director of the Pathology Residency Program and medical director of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program.
She has a longstanding interest in medical education, focusing on curriculum development and assessment. Jones has participated on several committees for the National Board of Medical Examiners and has presented workshops and abstracts at national meetings. She is a member of the Texas Society of Pathologists, the College of American Pathologists, the United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology and the International Association of Medical Science Educators, among others.
Jones earned her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Texas A&M University and her medical degree from the Texas A&M University Health Science Center, graduating as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas.