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Dr. Elaine Jones receives patient advocacy award

Elaine C. Jones, MD, FAAN, has been named the 2017 Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD, Patient Advocate of the Year. Dr. Jones received the award at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting in Boston in April. Dr. Jones is the former Chief of Neurology at Roger Williams Medical Center, where she also served as president of the medical staff. She most recently served on the CharterCARE board.

Last year, Dr. Jones received the Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum Advocate of the Year award from the American Academy of Neurology. She has served as the president of the Rhode Island Medical Society and has served on many Rhode Island task forces including the Health Care Leaders Advisory Committee and the Alzheimer’s Disease Planning Committee.