Kenneth Jones advises on quantitative data and other measures to better understand and address health equity issues for Veterans. He has served as the program lead on field-based health equity quality improvement projects and as co-investigator on a research protocol to examine health and healthcare disparities among transgender Veterans. Prior to his current role, Kenneth served as a public health analyst and behavioral scientist for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where he created the country’s first effective community-level behavioral intervention for young black men who have sex with men at risk for HIV. He has also served as the Director of Research for the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute. Kenneth received a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the Columbia University School of Social Work. He has also completed training in Health Care Executive Leadership from the Interagency Institute for Federal Health Care Executives sponsored by the Uniform Services University of the Health Services.