UW Health/ March for Moms
Adrian Jones is the Program Manager for Community Health Improvement in UW Health’s Office of Population Health. The Office of Population Health is comprised of 4 areas of work but not limited to Accountable Care Organization, Population Care Model, Community Health Improvement, and Healthy Kids Collaborative. As a Program Manager, Adrian is responsible for managing multiple initiatives that bridge the gap between clinical care and community-based efforts. More specifically, she works closely with organizations that are led by African American women whose collective goal is to eliminate inequities for African American families in Dane County. Through collaboration, data, and community voice, Adrian helps to develop the Community Health Needs Assessment and Implementation Strategy process. She strongly believes community members are the experts in providing the blueprint needed to ensure that individuals and families thrive in Dane County. Adrian began working for UW Health in 2018 after working being in the nonprofit sector for over 10 years. She has held positions at Goodman Community Center doing adolescent programming, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin in Community Health Education and Health Care Education and Training providing training to grant funded sites across Wisconsin that facilitate teen pregnancy prevention curricula. Jones’s community involvement includes serving as a board member for the Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health, the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness, member of the Black Maternal and Child Health Alliance of Dane County, and the African American Opioid Coalition. She is WPHA’s Maternal and Child Health Section with Carola Gaines. Adrian is an active member of the WPHA Racial Equity Committee and Nominations Committee. Adrian the recipient of 2021 YWCA Woman of Distinction Award. Adrian holds a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Gender & Women’s Studies and Afro-American Studies with an emphasis in sexuality education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is currently completing her Master’s in Public Health with Tulane University.