Richard N. Jones, ScD
Dr. Richard Jones is an epidemiologist and methodologist. He leads the Quantitative Science Program (QSP) at the Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, the Department of Neurology, and the Norman Prince Neuropsychiatric Institute, where he holds appointments as an associate professor.
Dr. Jones’ main research areas concern the cognitive reserve hypothesis and measurement and methodology in the clinical neurosciences. In addition, he is a Multi-PI of an NIH-funded R01 (R01AG044518) to harmonize and develop new delirium severity measures. Dr. Jones is also PI of a project to harmonize cognitive assessments used in the Health and Retirement Study and 15 international studies (R01AG051170). Furthermore, he has extensive psychometric expertise, with particular focus in harmonization of measures, in the areas of depression, cognition, and physical functioning.