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Gaberiel Jones, Jr., PhD, MPH

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Department of Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Assistant Professor
311 Lyles Mall, 2600 W Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202


Gaberiel Jones, Jr. PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Kentucky, and a Master’s degree and Doctorate in Public Health Sciences from the University of Louisville. Dr. Jones conducts research investigating the relationship between wealth and health outcomes, economic policy, banking practices, social equity, and structural violence. He disseminates his research findings through songs he writes and releases on music platforms in addition to writing publications. 


Gaberiel Jones Jr, Trinidad Jackson, Halima Ahmed, Quintez Brown, Terrance Dantzler, Nicole Ford, Sydney Lawrence, TreyVon Neely, Braulio Olivas, Andrew Palencia, Jeremiah Pinder, Nehemiah Pinder, Antoinette Raggs, Chante Ray, Quincy Robinson, Aniyah Rousseau, Julien Sims, Reid Stowe, William T. Teeples, Elijah Thomas, Terrell Williams, and Melissa C. Mercado, 2021: Youth Voices in Violence Prevention American Journal of Public Health 111, S17_S19, https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2021.306207

Wendel, Monica L. DrPH, MA; Jones, Gaberiel Jr. PhD, MPH Commentary: When Science Conflicts With the Agendas of the Powerful, People Die, Family & Community Health: April/June 2021 - Volume 44 - Issue 2 - p 73-75 doi: 10.1097/FCH.0000000000000301

Monica L. Wendel, Gaberiel Jones Jr, “Equity for Whom? The Example of Qualified Opportunity Zones”, American Journal of Public Health 110, no. 3 (March 1, 2020): pp. 280-281.


Wendel ML, Nation M, Williams CM, Jackson T, Jones G. (2020). Technical Report: Youth Data 2017- 2018. Louisville, KY: Youth Violence Prevention Research Center.

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