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Executive Board Member of National Patient Advocate Foundation, Patient Advocate Foundation Receives National Institutes of Health 2008 Health Disparities Excellence Award
Date:2/10/2009

researchers and physicians about the treatment of chronic diseases in different populations, as well as to help shape public policy in the way health disparities are addressed.

Jones has more than 25 years' experience at M.D. Anderson, and has also served in a variety of scientific, health disparities and cancer research roles. He is the founding co-chair of the Intercultural Cancer Council, the nation's largest multicultural health policy group focused on minorities, and the founding chair of "Minorities, the Medically Underserved and Cancer," the nation's largest multicultural conference providing a forum for exchanging the latest scientific and treatment information. Jones has also served on the Board of Directors of the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council of the NIH, and the Prostate Health Council of the American Foundation for Urologic Diseases. In addition to serving on the Executive Boards of NPAF and PAF, Jones currently serves on the Advisory Council for The Benjamin Banneker Institute for Science and Technology and the Partnership for Prevention, as well as a number of other national advisory committees.

"In our ongoing work advocating for America's patients, NPAF and PAF strive to work closely with our nation's foremost experts representing medical research, front-line care, chronic disease prevention and control, insurance coverage issues, and other matters that are vital to understanding how to improve access to care for all patients," said Davenport-Ennis. "We are incredibly proud to work with Lovell and call him our partner in these efforts, and we commend his tremendous work on behalf of cancer patients today and every day."

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