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In Loving Memory of Howard Wilbur Jones III, MD  October 26, 1942 – March 9, 2019

In Loving Memory of Howard Wilbur Jones III, MD October 26, 1942 – March 9, 2019

Dr. Howard W. Jones III, a longtime clinician, teacher and leader at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a member of the Board of Directors of The Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine died Saturday, March 9, 2019.  He was 76.

Dr. Jones served as Director of Gynecologic Oncology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for nearly three decades. He became Chair of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department in 2009, until he stepped down in 2016.

Dr. Jones was the son of Dr. Howard W. Jones Jr. and Dr. Georgeanna S. Jones, founders of The Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine and pioneers in the field of in vitro fertilization.