Heidi E. Jones

Dr. Heidi Jones is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Director of the Doctoral Program in Epidemiology. Over the last 20+ years, her research has centered on identifying ways to empower individuals to meet their own reproductive intentions in a healthy manner.  She has worked extensively on reproductive health research both globally and domestically and has lived in Burkina Faso and Senegal.  She has worked on many different aspects of strengthening reproductive health services including abortion services, contraceptive counseling and provision, diagnosis and management of sexually transmitted infections, prevention of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, cervical cancer screening and prenatal and maternal health care.  She has (co)authored 70+ publications and currently sits on the Editorial Board of the journal, Contraception. Since joining the CUNY SPH faculty, her work has expanded to include conceptual strengthening of epidemiological methods and exploring the role of the microbiome in health.



  • PhD in Epidemiology from Columbia University, New York, NY
  • MPH in Community Health Education from Hunter College, New York, NY


Research Interests

Reproductive health, epidemiological methods, causal inference



Heidi Jones