Doctor joins UBC faculty

Dr. Charlotte Jones is an endocrinologist and leading researcher in the field of chronic disease prevention

A physician well known for her community-based health campaigns and research is the newest associate professor of medicine at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

Dr. Charlotte Jones, an endocrinologist and leading researcher in the field of chronic disease prevention, recently joined the UBC Faculty of Medicine Southern Medical Program.

Her research focuses on increasing the awareness, detection, and control of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in diverse and at risk populations including the elderly, ethnic minority groups, and aboriginal peoples.

Now based at UBCO, Jones is exploring opportunities to introduce cardiovascular disease awareness and research programs in the Interior.