Kim Dupree Jones, PhD is an associate professor in the Schools of Nursing and Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, OR. Her undergraduate degree in nursing is from the University of Tennessee; her masters and nurse practitioner are from Emory University in Atlanta, GA and her PhD in exercise physiology is from Oregon Health & Science University, as is her post-doctoral degree in neuroendocrine physiology. She is the director of the Family Nurse Practitioner program. Her area of expertise is fibromyalgia, a chronic pain disorder primarily affecting women.
She is the principal investigator on over four million dollars of research funding in fibromyalgia from the National Institutes of Health, foundations and industry. She is a frequently invited international speaker for patients, clinicians and researchers investigating fibromyalgia. She also maintains a clinical practice at Oregon Health & Science University in which she evaluates and treats people with fibromyalgia. She is currently the president of the Fibromyalgia Information Foundation, a non-profit organization whose aim for the past three decades has been to disseminate scientifically sound fibromyalgia data.