Dr. Jennifer Jones is the Director of Research for the Cancer Survivorship Program, Associate Director of the Centre for Health Wellness and Cancer Survivorship (ELLICSR) and a Research Associate in the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care at Princess Margaret Hospital. In addition, she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Della Lana School of Public Health, at University of Toronto.
Dr. Jones’ research program has primarily focused on psychosocial factors among the medically ill. This has included the assessment of symptoms and quality of life at the end of life and the use of proxy assessments. More recently, through her work within the Cancer Survivorship Program at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH),her research interests have included: 1) assessing the prevalence and impact of long-term and late effects of cancer and its treatment (i.e. fatigue, bone loss) and psychosocial distress in cancer survivors; 2) the development and evaluation of group and individual psychoeducational interventions to promote patient engagement in self-management activities and to support families affected by cancer; 3) evaluation of new innovative models of care delivery. She has also developed expertise in the area of continuing education and professional development and knowledge translation.