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Ph.D., Marquette University
NURS 1001: Nursing in the Jesuit Tradition
NURS 3965: Community Centered Nursing Clinical
NURS 3966: Family Centered Nursing Clinical
NURS 6550: Family Centered Nursing of Children Theory (online)
NURS 8010: Health Equityand Disparity
Dr. Clayton-Jones is a community engaged scholar. The aim of her program of research is to advance health and health care equity for adolescents and young adults living with chronic illnesses. Using community-based participatory research, qualitative research, and human-centered design strategies, she engages the community and intervention recipients in developing, implementing, and evaluating interventions that optimize self-management behaviors and address inequities to improve health outcomes. Dr. Clayton Jones’s directs Dr. CJ’s lab, and her research interests include self-management of chronic conditions to include sickle cell disease, health disparities and equity, spirituality and health, qualitative research, community-based participatory research, and human-centered design.
American Academy of Nursing
American Nurses Association
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.
Sigma Theta Tau International
International Association of Sickle Nurses and Professional Associates
National Black Nurses Association
Health Care Transition Research Consortium
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care (CPNP-PC)
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2023 Vel R. Phillips Trailblazer Award, Milwaukee Common Council
2022 Women of Influence Award, Milwaukee Business Journal
2021 Marquette University Community Engaged Research Partnership Award
2019 Scholar, Intersectional Qualitative Research Methods Institute, The University of Maryland Consortium on Race, Gender, and Ethnicity
2018 Selected Scholar, Health Equity Leadership Institute (uwheli.com), The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health & The University of Maryland School of Public Health, Madison, WI
2017 Selected Scholar, Diversity Scholars Network at the National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID), University of Michigan
2011, 2013 Fellow, Arthur J. Schmitt Leadership Fellowship
2021-2024: PI. "Eliminating Sickle Cell Disparities among Youth: The POSSE Intervention, Principal Investigator, D. Clayton-Jones, Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators
2020-2021: PI, (Co-I: Haglund, K. Co-I: Behket, A. Co-I: Ong, L.). Exploring COVID-19 with Young Adults Living with Sickle Cell Disease: A Community-based, Photovoice Project, Principal Investigator D. Clayton-Jones, Frenn Award-Marquette University College of Nursing.
2019-2020: PI, (Co-I: Haglund, K. Co-I: Behket, A. Co-I: Ong, L. Co-I: Jones, W.). “Development of an Intervention in a Faith Based Community to Support Adults Living with Sickle Cell Disease.” Community Engaged Research Partnership Development Grant-Marquette University Office of the Provost/Office of Community Engagement.
2018-2019: PI. “Perspectives of Emerging Adults Living with Sickle Cell Disease using a Community Based Participatory Approach.” Clayton-Jones, Frenn Award-Marquette University College of Nursing.
2018-2019: PI. “Health Care Transition Experiences among Adolescents Living with Sickle Cell Disease.” Marquette University Committee on Research-Regular Research Grant & Summer Faculty Fellowship (SFF-RRG).
2017-2018: Mentee, (PI: Pace, B.). National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-National Institute of Health.
2017-2018: PI, (Co-I: Field, J.J.). Health Care Transition Experiences among Emerging Adults Living with Sickle Cell Disease.” Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority Incorporated Research Grant.
2016-2018: PI, (Co-I: Ong, L.). “Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use among Ethnic Minority Adolescents.” New Connections-Robert Wood Foundation Publication Support.
2016-2018: PI, (Co-I: Field, J.J.). “Health Care Transition Experiences among Emerging Adults Living with Sickle Cell Disease.” Harriet H. Werley Nursing Faculty Research Award.