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Medical Practice
Better Health
Education
MD, -, Columbia University College of Physicians & SurgeonsPost Graduate, - 2001
Medical Training
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Saint Vincent's Hospital, NY - Residency - - 2006
About the Doctor
Val Jones, M.D., is the CEO of Better Health, LLC, a medical blogger network and education company. Most recently she was the Senior Medical Director of Revolution Health, a consumer health portal with over 120 million page views per month in its network.

Dr. Jones is the author of the popular blog, "Getting Better with Dr. Val", which won The Best New Medical Blog award in 2007 and was a finalist in the health policy and ethics category for 2008.

Dr. Jones has been quoted by various major media outlets, including USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and the LA Times. She has been a guest on over 20 different radio shows, and was featured on CBS News. Dr. Jones volunteers as a rehabilitation medicine physician at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and is a graduate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Videos

Recent Blog Entries
My mother-in-law just had a CT scan of her head in the Emergency Department of her local hospital. My husband called me to ask ...
"A resistant strain of bacteria –created by partially effective counterfeit antibiotics – doesn’t need a VISA and passport...
I’ve been fairly quiet about Jenny McCarthy’s campaign against childhood vaccinations, partly because Dr. David Gorski has covered ...
Network technology giant Cisco Systems, Inc. invited nurses to offer focus group feedback on a recent study that showed that 92% of...
Today I participated in a conference call with Billy Tauzin, CEO of PhRMA (the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America...
Women in their 40’s are at an advantage when it comes to weight control and fitness. How so? I asked three of my favorite medical e...