Ellen Jones

Professor. Associate Chair, Residency Program Director
UNC-Chapel Hill
Clinical Research

Area of interest

Dr. Jones is a faculty physician in UNC’s Department of Radiation Oncology – she specializes in gynecological and breast cancers.


MD Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH (1992)
Residency – Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Boston, MA (1993-1997)
PhD (Biomedical Engineering) Dartmouth College Hanover, NH (1990)
MS (Biomedical Engineering) Dartmouth College Hanover, NH (1985)
BA (Biochemistry) Smith College, Northampton, MA (1982)

Board Certification

ABR Radiation Oncology (2007)

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Visiting professor, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • 2012 Fellow, Academy of Educators – UNC School of Medicine
  • 2011 Keynote address, 2011 International Meeting of the Society for Thermal Medicine, New Orleans
  • 2009 Visiting Professor, University of Louisville
  • 2008 Visiting Professor / Oncology Symposia: Qujing No.1 People Hospital, China; Shouguang People Hospital, China; Liaocheng People Hospital, China; Dalian Hospital, China
  • 2008 Visiting Professor, Cleveland Clinic
  • 2007 Visiting Professor, University of Virginia
  • 2007 Keynote speaker, European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2006 Visiting Professor Tokyo University; Invited speaker, 14th Annual Meeting of Japanese Breast Cancer Society
  • 2006 Visiting Professor, Charite Hospital Berlin, Germany, Keynote speaker, European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology
  • 2005 Visiting Professor Northwestern University
  • 2005 Keynote speaker, European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology Graz, Austria
  • 2004 President Society for Thermal Medicine
  • 2003 Vice President, Society for Thermal Medicine
  • 2002 Teacher of the Year Award: Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology, (ARRO) , Duke University
  • 1998 Butler Harris Endowed Assistant Professor, Duke University
  • 1996 Radiation Research Society Travel Award
  • 1995 ACS Fellowship
  • 1995 ASTRO Research Fellowship
  • 1991 Franklin Medical Society Scholarship
  • 1990 Sigma Xi, elected to full membership
  • 1989 Radiation Research Society Travel Award
  • 1988-1989 Clinical Assistantship in Cancer Research, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH
  • 1988 Young Investigator’s Award, 5th International Symposium on Hyperthermic Oncology, Kyoto Japan
  • 1987 Sigma Xi Grant in Aid of Research
  • 1982 Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Smith College
  • 1981 First Group Scholars, Smith College

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