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Kimberly Dupree Jones

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Kimberly Dupree Jones
Dean of Nursing and Professor


Portland Campus, Building 1 - 104

971-369-4104

kim.jones@linfield.edu

Dr. Jones' area of research expertise is fibromyalgia, a chronic pain disorder primarily affecting women. She has more than 100 publications and her work is cited in national and international fibromyalgia treatment guidelines and texts including Cecil’s Textbook of Medicine, Physical Rehabilitation & Medicine, Kelly’s Textbook of Rheumatology and Neurology in Clinical Practice. She has completed 60 studies in fibromyalgia to date with more than 11 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health, foundations, industry and donors. She speaks nationally regarding chronic pain, opioids and cannabinoids. She has received numerous awards and accolades including being recognized as a Fellow in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for her overall body of work. She is passionate about mentoring nurses to achieve their fullest potential.

Education

  • B.S.N., University of Tennessee
  • M.S., Emory University
  • Ph.D. and Post-doctoral study, Oregon Health & Science University

Academic interests

Kim's area of research expertise is fibromyalgia, a chronic pain disorder primarily affecting women. She is the president of the Fibromyalgia Information Foundation, has 60 fibromyalgia studies and more than 100 publications to her credit, and speaks nationally regarding chronic pain and treatments including cannabinoids. She is passionate about educating the next generation of nurse leaders and actively practices "lift as you climb" mentorship.