Background & Bio
Kameron Jones graduated from the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) with a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry in May 2023 and is currently working towards earning a Master of Public Health (MPH) in maternal and child health. She has experience in private and federally funded maternal health and reproductive justice research. Most recently, Kameron provided administrative support and qualitative analysis leadership for the Virginia Maternal Mortality Review Committee through the Virginia Department of Health. She was a contractor with Keecha Harris and Associates, a national consulting firm, to support their Race, Healing, and Joy initiative and uplift the thought leadership of Black reproductive justice practitioners and advocates. Kameron brings to AMCHP her knowledge of state implementation of influential national maternal health initiatives, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Enhancing Reviews and Surveillance to Eliminate Maternal Mortality (ERASE MM) program and the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health.
In addition, she has experience in providing financial and technical support for foster youth pursuing post-secondary education as well as designing educational and professional development programming directed towards underrepresented populations in higher education. She also co-chaired the ONE VCU Land Acknowledgement Task Force education subcommittee in their efforts to cultivate relationships with Virginia Indigenous nations.
My Current Work
Kameron is joining the Women’s and Infant Health team as the Reproductive and Maternal Health Program Analyst. Kameron’s role will focus on AMCHP’s partnership with Merck for Mothers to support the Safer Childbirth Cities Initiative and celebrate the work of the 20 city-based grantees building safer, more equitable places to birth. Her focus on the Safer Childbirth Cities Initiative will be on the Community of Practice, balanced with deep respect and authentic engagement of community-rooted birth justice organizations. She is passionate about programming that amplifies the voices of birthing people and aims at reducing maternal morbidity and mortality.
Ask Me About
Maternal morbidity and mortality, health equity, coffee & tea recommendations in the DC/Metro area