Phillip Jones: EVMS Center for Health Equity “an important first step in addressing health disparities that have plagued the lives of disenfranchised communities.”

EVMS is planning a Center for Health Equity (CHE) as a way to highlight and address the serious health inequities that plague the people of Southeastern Virginia. “As a health sciences university built by the community, for the community, EVMS has embraced a responsibility to address the health disparities and inequities affecting the Hampton Roads […]

2020 Tillman Scholar Spotlight: Phillip Jones

“I AM A NATIVE SON OF VIRGINIA. I WANT TO BE AT THE VANGUARD IN REIMAGINING THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMMUNITY THAT FORMED ME.” As the son of two Air Force pilots, Phillip uniquely grew up around the globe. He was blessed to develop friendships that extended across cultures, religions and creeds, […]

Harvard Business School Portrait Project: Phillip Jones

“TELL ME, WHAT IS IT YOU PLAN TO DO WITH YOUR ONE WILD AND PRECIOUS LIFE?” On June 26, 2015, I remember three things: My mother held tightly to my arm, my uniform stuck to my skin, and my cousin, a leader, dedicated father, and South Carolina state senator, was dead. That June day, I […]