Director, Weight Management Center
Houston Methodist Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine
Peter Howard Jones, MD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Center for Cardiometabolic Disease Prevention at the Baylor College of Medicine. He also serves as co-director of the Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic, and as the Medical Director for the Weight Management Center at the Houston Methodist Hospital.
Dr. Jones completed his MD at the Baylor College of Medicine in 1977 as the Micheal E. DeBakey Scholar. He completed his internal medicine residency at Baylor, and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Lipidology. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and of the National Lipid Association. He was a board member of the National Lipid Association (NLA) from 2006 -2010, served as the Secretary (2003-2004) and as President (2005-2006) of that organization, and was a board member of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology (2006-2011). He is the Chief Science Officer for the National Lipid Association (2013 - present).
He has served in a number of academic, scientific and community committees and has published more than 210 clinical abstracts, articles, and chapters in textbooks. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology.
Saturday, October 26
9:45 AM – 10:15 AM