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Tufts University School of Medicine

Clara Jones

Assistant Professor
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine

Clara Jones

Assistant Professor
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine

Phone 617-636-7000
Campus: Boston


  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • MPH, Harvard University School of Public Health

Research interests

Nutrition and Infectious Diseases

Research synopsis

Kidney function in HIV, Micronutrients in HIV, insulin resistance in HIV, substance abuse


Sudha V, Spiegelman D, Hong B, Malik V, Jones C, Wedick NM, Hu FB, Willett W, Bai MR, Ponnalagu MM, Arumugam K, Mohan V.; "Consumer Acceptance and Preference Study (CAPS) on brown and undermilled Indian rice varieties in Chennai, India." J Am Coll Nutr. 2013;32(1):50-7.

Falcone EL, Mangili A, Tang AM, Jones CY, Woods MN, Polak JF, Wanke CA."Micronutrient Levels and Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Adults with HIV", American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2010:91(5):1213-1219

Jones CP, Jones CY, Perry GS, Barclay G, Jones CA. Addressing the Social Determinants of Children's Health: A Cliff Analogy. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 2009;20(Suppl):1-12.

Jones CP, Truman BI, Elam-Evans LD, Jones CA, Jones CY, Jiles R, Rumisha SF, Perry GS. Using "Socially Assigned Race" to Probe White Advantages in Health Status. Ethnicity and Disease 2008;18(4):496-504.

Jones, CY, Jones, CA, Wilson, IB, Knox, TA, Levey, AS, Spiegelman, D, Gorbach, SL, VanLente, F, Stevens, LA, "Creatinine and Cystatin C in an HIV Cohort: the Nutrition for Healthy Living Study" , American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 51(6):914-924, June 2008.

Jones, CY, "Metabolic Syndrome in HIV-Infected Patients: No Different Than the General Population?", Clinical Infectious Disease 44(5):735-738, 2007.

Jones, CY, Tang, AM, Forrester, JE, Huang, J, Hendricks, KM, Knox, TA, Spiegelman, D, Semba, RD, Woods, MN, "Micronutrient Levels and HIV Disease Status in HIV-Infected Patients on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in the Nutrition for Healthy Living Cohort", JAIDS, 43(4):475-482, 2006

Jones CY. Metabolic syndrome in HIV-infected patients: no different than the general population? Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Mar 1;44(5):735-8. Epub 2007 Jan 22.

Jones CY, Tang AM, Forrester JE, Huang J, Hendricks KM, Knox TA, Spiegelman D, Semba RD, Woods MN. Micronutrient levels and HIV disease status in HIV-infected patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy in the Nutrition for Healthy Living cohort. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 Dec 1;43(4):475-82.

Hendricks KM, Willis K, Houser R, Jones CY. Obesity in HIV-infection: dietary correlates. J Am Coll Nutr. 2006 Aug;25(4):321-31.

Jones CY, Wilson IB, Greenberg AS, Shevitz A, Knox TA, Gorbach SL, Spiegelman D, Jacobson DL, Wanke C. Insulin resistance in HIV-infected men and women in the nutrition for healthy living cohort. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2005 Oct 1;40(2):202-11.

Jones CY, Hogan J, Snyder B, Klein R, Rompalo A, Schuman P, Carpenter C. Overweight and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Progression in Women: Associations HIV Disease Progression and Changes in Body Mass Index in Women in the HIV Epidemiology Research Study Cohort. Clin Infect Dis 2003; 37:S69-80.

Woods MN, Tang AM, Forrester J, Jones C, Hendricks K, Ding B, Knox TA. Effect of dietary intake and protease inhibitors on serum vitamin B12 levels in a cohort of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-positive patients. Clin Infect Dis 2003;37:S121-31.

Merchant AT, Jones C, Kiure A, Kupka R, Fitzmaurice G, Herrera MG, Fawzi WW. Water and sanitation associated with improved child growth. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2003;57(12):1562-8.

Jones C, Tchetgen E. The connection between body fat and CD4. 4th International Conference on Nutrition and HIV Infection. Cannes, France, 2001: P-2. [Abstract]