FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 17, 2020
Nonprofit research organization dedicated to advancing scientific and medical research in the field of reproductive medicine adds prominent Medical Professor from Johns Hopkins Medicine and former Professor of Education at the University of Arkansas.
Virginia Beach – The Jones Foundation announced today that two educators have joined the organization’s Board of Directors:
- James H. Segars, Jr., MD, Director, Division of Reproductive Science and Women’s Health Research and Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Medicine.
- Eric F. Luce, PhD, former Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Southern Mississippi, and the University of Arkansas.
The Jones Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing scientific and medical research in the field of reproductive medicine. The foundation seeks to find solutions to infertility and improve reproductive health by funding vital research and advancing public and professional discourse to shape the bioethics of reproductive medicine.
“With the added assistance and guidance of Drs. Segars and Luce we hope to improve the chances that every couple can achieve the dream of becoming a family, said Robert W. Jones, Chairman of the Board. According to Mr. Jones, the Foundation leadership remains committed to bridging the gap between medical research and clinical practice by engaging those individuals that will promote academic and clinical excellence.
Mr. Jones further commented that, “The Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine is the nation’s preeminent medical research foundation in reproductive medicine. For 35 years we have pioneered solutions to infertility and improved reproductive health by funding assisted reproductive medical research and education. We proudly celebrate the addition of these exceptional leaders to our Board of Directors as we continue to advance the work started by Drs. Howard and Georgeanna Jones.”
About the Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation
The Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine is a 501(c)(3) organization that solicits funds from the general public to support scientific and medical research and education in the field of reproductive medicine. In addition to providing research grants to deserving scientific investigators, the Foundation Board of Directors is prepared to serve in an advisory capacity to the agencies it supports. The Foundation may also sponsor seminars or other educational activities designed to evaluate public policy issues related to reproductive medicine in order to educate the general public and attempt to improve the human condition.
The Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine
Mary F. Davies, President