Howard Jones Jr., MD


“If I have any legacy, it is of someone who thoroughly enjoyed his work.”

~IVF Pioneer and Co-Founder of the EVMS Jones Institute

Many couples who experience infertility resort to in vitro fertilization, or IVF. Here’s how the IVF process works, thanks to the pioneering work of Drs. Howard and Georgeanna Jones.

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Dr. Hood’s influence in the field of dermatology touched the lives of many. Read what some of her peers and former residents had to say about her:

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Medication strategies may improve sociability in autism

“EVMS investigators showed that stimulating a specific type of glutamate receptor in the brain — called the NMDA receptor — increased social exploration and improved cognition, while reducing repetitive stereotypic behaviors,” says Stephen Deutsch, MD, PhD, the Anne Armistead Robinson Chair in Psychiatry and Professor and Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

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Stephen Deutsch, MD, PhD
Anne Armistead Robinson Chair in Psychiatry and Professor and Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Urbanno

Maria Urbano, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, lead researcher

Everyday living with autism left Travis struggling to find his voice. Dr. Urbano and the EVMS Autism Spectrum Disorders Program for Adolescents and Young Adults has helped Travis better communicate in the world around him.

Read the articles: Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry

The Journal of Neuropsychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences

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was appointed Director of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland (California)

recently finished an eight-year term as a member of the American Medical Association's Council on Legislation. The council explores legislative issues at the state and federal levels and makes recommendations to the organization's Board of Trustees. Dr. Gould is also starting his 19th year as a member of the Medical Society of Virginia's delegation to the AMA. He will now serve as chair of the delegation.

was elected to the Durango Arts Center Board of Directors (Colorado). She will serve a three-year term.


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