Craig A. Jones is the Director of the Vermont Blueprint for Health, a program established by the State of Vermont, under the leadership of its Governor, Legislature and the bi-partisan Health Care Reform Commission. The Blueprint is intended to guide statewide transformation of the way that healthcare and health services are delivered in Vermont. The program is dedicated to a high value, high quality healthcare system for all Vermonters, with a focus on prevention.
Currently, Dr. Jones serves on several committees and workgroups including the Institute of Medicine's Consensus Committee on the Learning Healthcare System in America, and the Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care. Prior to this he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, and Director of the Division of Allergy/Immunology and Director of the Allergy/Immunology Residency Training Program in the Department of Pediatrics at the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California (LAC+USC) Medical Center. He was Director, in charge of the design, implementation, and management, of the Breathmobile Program, a program where mobile clinics deliver ongoing care to inner city children in at their schools and at County clinics. This program evolved from community outreach to a more fully integrated Pediatric Disease Management Program for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, and has spread to several other communities across the country.
He has published papers and abstracts in Pediatric Research, Pediatrics, Journal of Pediatrics, Pediatrics in Review, Journal of Clinical Immunology, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, CHEST, and Disease Management. Dr. Jones was an Executive Committee and Board Member for the California Chapter of the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America, as well the chapter President. He is a past president of the Los Angeles Society of Allergy Asthma & Immunology, and a past President and a member of the Board of Directors for the California Society of Allergy Asthma & Immunology.
Dr. Jones received his undergraduate degree at the University of California at San Diego and his MD at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. He completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at LAC + USC Medical Center, where he also completed his fellowship in allergy and clinical immunology.