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Barbara Joy Jones, DO

Family Medicine Physician

Work experience

Sep 2017Present

Staff Physician

Gwinnett Family Medical Care
Sep 2017Present

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Teaching Faculty

Gwinnett Medical Center Family Medicine Residency
Aug 2006Aug 2007

Kickboxing Instructor

Campus Recreation- Loyola Marymount University


Aug 2011May 2014

National Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Undergraduate Fellowship

Fellowship Destinction
Aug 2002May 2005

Charleston Southern University


Media Appearances

January 2019

Medical Expert Correspondent

Headline News; Weekend Express

Live national segment on Health Hacks for the New Year

December 2018

Mother Ginger

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre

Celebrity Guest Performance

November 2018

Medical Expert Correspondent

Headline News; Weekend Express 

Live national segment on Hyperemesis Gravidarum

May 2018

Out of The White Coat

Vim and Vigor Magazine

Magazine Spread; a look at life outside of doctoring

Professional Organizations

 American Osteopathic Association 2009-current

American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians 2009-current

American Academy of Family Physicians 2014-current

Georgia Osteopathic Medical Association 2009-current

Georgia Academy of Family Physicians 2014-current

American Academy of Osteopathy 2011-current

    Including: National Undergraduate Fellow Association

Honors, Awards and Scholarships

Gwinnett Medical Center's Family Medicine Resident of the Year Award, 2017

Gwinnett Medical Center's Resident Teacher of the Year Award, 2017

C. Paul Snyder DO Undergraduate Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Fellowship, 2014

Educational Grant, General Henry H. Arnold Grant Program, 2006

Full Athletic Scholarship, Charleston Southern University Women's Intercollegiate Basketball Team 2002-2005

Female Scholar Athlete of the Year Award, Charleston Southern University, 2005

1st Runner-Up & Swimsuit Competition Winner, Miss Charleston Southern University, 2003

1st Runner-Up for Homecoming Queen, Charleston Southern University, 2004

Tri-Beta National Biology Honor Society Inductee, 2004

Research, Presentations and Quality Improvement Projects 

"Introduction to OMT Lymphatic Techniques" Presentation at GME Grand Rounds, Lawrenceville GA Feb 2019

"How to Survive The Holidays" Presentation to Faculty and Staff on stress reduction and health consciousness in the Winter, Georgia Campus- Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Suwanee GA Dec 2018

"An Unusual Case of Dysphagia Following Post Rhytidectomy (Face-Lift) Hematoma Evacuation" ACOFP National Convention Poster Presentation Competition, accepted for presentation, Kissimmee FL Mar 16, 2017

"Introduction to Spencer Shoulder Techniques" Presentation at GME Grand Rounds, Lawrenceville GA 2017

"Pediatric Abdominal Pain" Presentation at Family Medicine Residency Didactic Series, Lawrenceville GA 2016

"Electric Convulsive Therapy's Indication in Treating Major Depression" Presentation at Family Medicine Residency Didactic Series, Lawrenceville GA 2016

"Basic Nutrition" Presentation at Family Medicine Residency Didactic Series, Lawrenceville GA 2015 

Quality improvement- Implemented " Nurse to Physician Phone Call" Template at Gwinnett Medical Center's Extended Care Rehabilitation Center to improve nurse/physician communication and in turn patient safety, Lawrenceville GA 2015

"Cultural Competency, Southeast Asian Patients" Presentation at Family Medicine Residency Didactic Series, Lawrenceville GA 2014

"OMT in Colicky Infant" A Hollis Wolf Case Presentation Competition at American Academy of Osteopathy Convocation. Colorado Springs, CO 2014. 4th place Winner.

"Joint Hypermobility" Case Presentation at Georgia Osteopathic Medical Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA 2012.

"Genetic Modifiers of Retinal Degeneration in the rd3 Mouse" Dr. Michael Danciger. Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles CA. Lab Assistant 2006-2007

Community Service

Truth's Indigent Clinic, rotating physician providing primary care and basic gynecological care Tuesday evenings, Lawrenceville, GA 2017-present

Weight Loss Initiative Grant, designer of the exercise regimen for participants, Strickland Family Medicine Center Lawrenceville GA, 2017

Georgia HOSA, Judge, Spring Conference Atlanta GA, 2016

GA-PCOM Admissions Volunteer, assisted with events to welcome new medical students and participated as an interviewer for medical student interviews, Suwanee GA, 2009-2015

Toys for Tots Campaign Volunteer with the Salvation Army, 2014-2015

360 Football Academy, Medical Aid to HS football players during camps, 2012-present

Good Samaritan Uninsured Clinic, volunteer physician, Lawrenceville GA, 2014-present

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., "Book Buddies", assisted reading with 4th graders to help them pass Georgia State Curriculum Exams that are mandatory to enter the next grade, 2008-2009

"Atlanta Public Schools' Career Awareness Program", Motivational Speaker at multiple high schools in urban Atlanta about careers in Medicine, 2010-Present

Georgia PCOM's Annual Charity 5K, 2010-2013

Good Shepherd's Clinic in rural Dawsonville Georgia, volunteer at free clinic once a week, 2013

Leadership Experience

Gwinnett Hospital System:

Vice Chief of Primary Care Department, Jan 2019- Present

Family Medicine Residency:

Resident Peer Educator at Residency Didactic Series,  "Basic Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Techniques for the DO and MD", 2014- 2017 

Resident Representative, GME Committee, Gwinnett Medical Center, 2014- 2017

Medical School:

Class Representative, Teaching & Methods Committee, 2009-2013

President, Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Club, 2010-2011

National Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Undergraduate Teaching Fellow, 2011-2014


Oct 2018present

Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice

The Institute for Functional Medicine

Pursuing Functional Medicine Board Certification (7 Modules Remaining)

Apr 2017current

American Board of Family Medicine

Board Certified
Apr 2017current

American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine

Board Certified

Georgia Medical License #77155

Georgia Composite Medical Board
Jun 2014Jun 2017

Residency Training Permit #6753

Georgia Composite Medical Board



Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider


Pediatric Advanced Life Support


Osteopathic Cranial Academy

Additional Medical Training

40-hour course