Terry L. Jones PhD, RN

Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

Dr. Terry Jones is an associate professor at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, where she teaches and conducts research. She has over 30 years of experience in nursing and has served in a variety of roles, which include direct patient care, staff development, management, executive leadership, performance improvement, and care coordination. Dr. Jones teaches courses on leadership, organizational theory and performance, and quality and safety. She also mentors students in multiple programs. Her areas of research include leadership development and work environment issues that affect patient care quality to include unfinished nursing care. She has published on these topics in a variety of journals and serves on related international collaboratives. Most importantly, Dr. Jones is a member of AMSN and serves as the principal investigator for the AMSN-sponsored study to evaluate the effectiveness of our online clinical leadership development program.