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Miranda R. Jones, M.H.S., Ph.D.

  • Joint Appointment in Oncology

Research Interests

air pollution; cancer; cardiovascular disease; environmental health disparities; epidemiology, health disparities; heavy metals; secondhand smoke; tobacco more



  • Joint Appointment in Oncology

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • M.H.S.; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Maryland) (2010)
  • Ph.D.; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Maryland) (2013)
  • B.A.; University of Maryland (Baltimore County) (Maryland) (2008)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Jones MR, Joshu CE, Kanarek N, Navas-Acien A, Richardson KA, Platz EA. Cigarette smoking and prostate cancer mortality in four US states, 1999-2010. Preventing Chronic Disease 2016; 13:E51. PMID: 27079649

Jones MR, Diez-Roux AV, Hajat A, Kershaw KN, O’Neill MS, Guallar E, Post W, Kaufman JD,  Navas-Acien A. Race/ethnicity, residential segregation and exposure to ambient air pollution: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). American Journal of Public Health 2014; 104(11):2130-2137. PMID: 25211756

 Jones MR, Tellez-Plaza M, Navas-Acien A. Smoking, menthol cigarettes and all-cause, cardiovascular and cancer mortality: Evidence from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and a meta-analysis. PLoS One 2013;8(10):e77941. PMID: 24205038

Jones MR, Apelberg BJ, Tellez-Plaza M, Samet JM, Navas-Acien A. Menthol cigarettes, race/ethnicity and biomarkers of tobacco use in US adults: The 1999-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention 2013; 22(2):224-32. PMID: 23250935

Jones MR, Wipfli H, Shahrir S, Avila-Tang E, Samet JM, Breysse P, Navas-Acien A. Secondhand tobacco smoke: An occupational hazard for smoking and non-smoking bar and nightclub employees. Tobacco Control 2013; 22(5):308-14. PMID: 22273689

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