Episode 21. Dr. Whitney Jones – Founder of Colon Cancer Institute
Dr. Whitney Jones understands the preciousness of time and the need to take action on the things that are most important in life.
Dr. Jones is passionate about preventing colon cancer. After diagnosing several patients with colon cancer within one week and knowing the cancer is preventable with appropriate screening, he set out to make a change.
In 2004 Dr. Jones founded the Colon Cancer Prevention Project, a non-profit organization whose mission is to eliminate preventable colon cancer death and suffering by making sure people get timely screenings. He also serves as assistant professor of gastroenterology at the University of Louisville.
Dr. Jones is a graduate of the University of Louisville. He graduated with honors in psychology in 1983 and from medical school in 1987.
He remains active in numerous local and national professional organizations.