Riley Jones, MD

Riley G. Jones is a recent addition to the MedGlobal team, having joined our Colombia program in February 2020. He is an academic hospitalist and director of the internal medicine global health program at the University of Florida. He earned his MD from the University of Louisville before completing his training in internal medicine. He completed his master’s degrees in conflict, security, & development studies in global health as well as biostatistics from King’s College London and Tulane University, respectively, as well as completing the Gorgas DTM&H in Lima, Peru. He specializes in health system rebuilding in conflict-affected and post-civil war settings and his research focuses on the impact of peace negotiations on health outcomes between armed groups, public health interventions in low-resource and complex humanitarian emergencies, and the role of the health sector in reinforcing transitions to peace.