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Allyson Jones

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Allyson Jones is a tutor for HADM 379 Introduction to Epidemiology. Dr. Jones received a B.Sc. in Physical Therapy from the University of Saskatchewan. She also has a B.A. in Administrative Studies from the University of Winnipeg and a M.Sc. in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Alberta in epidemiology.

Besides her part-time position with Athabasca University, Dr. Jones is an assistant professor in the Health Policy & Management Program, Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry as well as in the Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta.

Dr. Jones's teaching and research interests are in the measurement of function and health-related quality of life in those chronic musculoskeletal conditions commonly seen in the elderly patient populations. Current research projects include evaluation of treatments for osteoarthritis, total joint replacement, hip fracture and spinal stenosis.

Allyson enjoys working with students in the health administration program so that they may learn about the more about theoretical and practical applications of epidemiology.

Updated September 19 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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