Elaine C. Jones, MD, FAAN, has been in solo, private practice in Bristol, RI, since 2005, and enjoys doing general neurology in her community and her state. She received her undergraduate degree from Smith College in Northampton, MA, and her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. She completed her internship in internal medicine at Tufts University Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA, followed by a residency in neurology and a fellowship in neurophysiology at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. 

Early in her career, Jones attended the American Academy of Neurology Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum, where she became involved in both federal and state legislation and policy. She chaired the AAN's Government Relations Committee and the Payment Policy Subcommittee, and has served on the BrainPAC Executive Committee, Payment Advisory Taskforce, Burnout Taskforce, and the Gender Disparities Taskforce. She currently serves on the AAN Board of Directors. 

In her own state, she served as president of the Rhode Island Medical Society and as president of the Rhode Island Neurological Society. She served on many state taskforces, including the Health Care Leaders Advisory Committee, Health Source RI Advisory Board for the State Exchange, and the Alzheimer's Disease Planning Committee. 

Jones is a diplomate in the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with a neurology certification.  She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. Honors and awards include the 2016 AAN Palatucci Advocacy Award for advocacy work done in the US and in Haiti, and Rhode Island Monthly Top Docs in 2008-2016.