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Trahern W. Jones

Trahern W. Jones, MD, MMC, FAAP

Languages spoken: French, Irish, Old Norse, Scottish Gaelic, Spanish, Swahili, Welsh, English
  • Dr. Trahern W. (“TW”) Jones received his medical degree from Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota. He subsequently completed his pediatrics residency training at the University of Arizona, in Tucson, Arizona, where he also served as chief resident. He then completed subspecialty fellowship training in pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Dr. Jones is currently an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases within the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. His clinical interests include general pediatric infectious diseases, tropical medicine, zoonotic diseases, and parasitology.

    Dr. Jones is also interested in research and quality improvement in medical education. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, he provides bedside and didactic instruction for the University of Utah School of Medicine.

    In his spare time, Dr. Jones also provides instruction and training for wilderness medicine for multiple levels of trainees. His hobbies include alpine climbing, skiing, and trail running.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Infectious Diseases)
    National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Dr. Trahern W. (“TW”) Jones received his medical degree from Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota. He subsequently completed his pediatrics residency training at the University of Arizona, in Tucson, Arizona, where he also served as chief resident. He then completed subspecialty fellowship training in pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Dr. Jones is currently an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases within the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. His clinical interests include general pediatric infectious diseases, tropical medicine, zoonotic diseases, and parasitology.

    Dr. Jones is also interested in research and quality improvement in medical education. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, he provides bedside and didactic instruction for the University of Utah School of Medicine.

    In his spare time, Dr. Jones also provides instruction and training for wilderness medicine for multiple levels of trainees. His hobbies include alpine climbing, skiing, and trail running.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics -Primary
    Academic Divisions Infectious Diseases
    Board Certification
    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Infectious Diseases)
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Education history

    Graduate Training Education for Health Professions - University of Utah MED
    Pediatric Infectious Disease - University of Utah School of Medicine Fellow
    Residency Pediatrics - University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Chief Resident
    Pediatrics - University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Resident
    Graduate Training Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Arizona State University M.M.C.
    Medicine - Mayo Medical School M.D.
    Undergraduate Biochemistry - University of Arizona B.A.
    Undergraduate Mesa Community College