Jones chosen for health panel

By Staff

Grant Jones, executive director of the Center for African American Health at the University of Colorado Denver, has been selected to serve on the health disparities panel of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), which was created by the Affordable Care Act.

PCORI panels are critical contacts ensuring stakeholder input into the nation’s health care policymaking process.

The selection process was highly competitive, and Grant was one of 84 people chosen from among 1,021 applicants. The Center for African American Health is a community-based organization providing disease prevention and disease management programs to African Americans living in metro Denver.