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Dionne Juanita Jones

Dionne Juanita Jones, American health scientist administrator, educator, researcher, consultant.


  • Jones, Dionne Juanita was born on September 14, 1945 in Georgetown, Guyana. Arrived in United States, 1970. Daughter of Henry Hamilton and Beryl Marjorie (Williams) Jones.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Howard University, 1974. Master of Social Work, Howard University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Howard University, 1987.


    • Lecturer Putney College, London, 1968—1970. Instructor Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, 1971—1973. Research associate Mental Health Center, 1976—1978.

      Publication specialist Institute Urban Affairs, 1978—1979. Research consultant M.Battle Associates and liberal studies.C., 1979—1981. Coordinator education and training Howard University Hospital, 1982—1984.

      Senior research associate National Urban League, 1986—1993. Adjunct professor Howard University, 1988—1990. Senior research scientist Pacific Institute Research Evaluation, Bethesda, 1993—1998.

      Adjunct associate professor University Maryland, Adelphi, 1996—2008. Health science administrator National Institute Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, 1998—2006, deputy branch chief, since 2006.


    • Co-author: Higher Education and High Risk Students: Future Trends, 1990, Mental Health: A Challenge to the Black Community, 1978. Editor: Teenage Pregnancy: Developing Strategies for Change in the 21st Century, 1989, Prescriptions and Policies: The Social Well-being of African Americans in the 1990s, 1990, Urban Research Review, 1977-1979, The Urban League Review, 1988-1998. Associate editor The Urban League Review, 1986-1988, Black Caucus Journal, 1977-1979.

      Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member advisory board directors St. Gabriel's Church, Washington, 1977—1978. Teacher Sunday School, 1977—1979. Member Trinity Episcopal Church Women, Washington.

    Speaker area High School, 1978—1979. Member parents advisory committee Young Men’s Christian Association, 1989—1998. Member of American Public Health Association, American Psychological Association, Phi Beta Kappa.


    • Children: Marcus Anthony, Dustin Troy, Dayton Lance.
    • father: Henry Hamilton Jones
    • mother: Beryl Marjorie (Williams) Jones
    • children: Marcus Anthony Jones
    • Dustin Troy Jones
    • Dayton Lance Jones
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    Born September 14, 1945
    (age 72)