Dr. Jones is a native Texan and is proud to be at UTSW serving the people of Texas. She completed her undergraduate degree at Duke University, double majoring in Biology and Religion, her medical degree at UTSW, internal medicine residency at Duke University, and her hematology and medical oncology fellowship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, where she served as chief fellow for quality improvement and education. She currently specializes in in the medical treatment of sarcoma, melanoma, and gastrointestinal malignancies. She has a passion for medical education and physician wellness, clinical quality improvement, and providing access to clinical trials and novel therapies to all cancer patients. Outside of medicine, she stays busy keeping up with two daughters and a husband who are always looking for the next adventure.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2013)
Duke University Medical Center (2016), Internal Medicine
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center (2019), Hematology Oncology

Research Interest

  • Clinical Trials for Rare Cancers
  • Health Outcomes & Clinical Quality Improvement
  • Medical Education


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Disparities in Characteristics, Access to Care, and Oncologic Outcomes in Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer at a Safety-Net Hospital.
Fangman BD, Goksu SY, Chowattukunnel N, Beg MS, Sanford NN, Sanjeevaiah A, Cox J, Folkert MR, Aguilera TA, Mathews J, Pogacnik JS, Khatri G, Olson C, Polanco PM, Verma U, Hsiehchen D, Jones A, Kainthla R, Kazmi SM, JCO Oncol Pract 2021 Jan OP2000777
Racial/Ethnic Disparities and Survival Characteristics in Non-Pancreatic Gastrointestinal Tract Neuroendocrine Tumors.
Goksu SY, Ozer M, Beg MS, Sanford NN, Ahn C, Fangman BD, Goksu BB, Verma U, Sanjeevaiah A, Hsiehchen D, Jones AL, Kainthla R, Kazmi SM, Cancers (Basel) 2020 Oct 12 10
Design, implementation, and demographic differences of HEAL: a self-report health care leadership instrument.
Murphy KR, McManigle JE, Wildman-Tobriner BM, Little Jones A, Dekker TJ, Little BA, Doty JP, Taylor DC, J Healthc Leadersh 2016 8 51-59

Honors & Awards

  • Jesse H. Jones Endowed Fellowship for Cancer Education
    MD Anderson (2019)
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (2015)
  • American College of Physicians (2013)