Dr. Ashley White Jones

Department / Division:


  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Kinesiology


Email: anw162@msstate.edu
Phone: 601-696-2322

Curriculum Vitae


  • University of Alabama (PhD, 2017, Health Education and Promotion)
  • Jackson State University (MPH, 2012, Health Policy and Management, Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
  • Jackson State University (BS, Chemistry, 2010)

Areas of Teaching

  • Aging and Physical Activity
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology Internship
  • Exercise Programs for Clinical Populations
  • Foundations of Health Education
  • Medical Terminology
  • Physical Activity Epidemiology
  • Play, Fitness and Physical Activity

Recent Publications

  • Bhuiyan, A., Cannon-Smith, G., Leggett, S., McCoy, P., Barvie, M., & Jones, A. (2019). An analysis of acculturation status and healthcare coverage for the need of mental health service utilization among Latinos in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama. Advances in Health, Social Psychology and Psychiatry, 1, 460-468.
  • White, A. (November, 2017). There’s no place like home: access to healthy foods, a health equity issue. American Heart Association. Retrieved from here
  • Burton, W., White, A. & Knowlden, K. (2017). A systematic review of culturally-tailored obesity interventions among African American adults. American Journal of Health Education, 48 (3), 185-197. doi:10.1080/193525037.2017.1292876
  • White, A. N. (2017). The role of social and cultural factors on preventive health services use among young, rural, African American men: a narrative inquiry (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from here
  • White, A. (June, 2017). The fork in the road: moving beyond cultural competence and towards cultural humility. American Heart Association. Retrieved from here

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  • National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc, Certified Health Education Specialist
  • Mississippi Black Leadership Institute
  • Society for Public Health Education