Therese (Tess) Jones is Director of the Arts and Humanities in Healthcare Program at the Center for Bioethics and Humanities on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Colorado, Boulder, with major emphases in American literature, modern and contemporary drama, and gender studies and completed a three-year postdoctoral fellowship in medical humanities. She has published and presented extensively on HIV/AIDS and the arts; literature, film and medicine; and medical education and is the editor of the Journal of Medical Humanities and lead editor for the Health Humanities Reader published by Rutgers University Press. Her teaching includes both required and elective courses in the humanities and arts for health professions students; co-directing the Health Humanities Minor for undergraduate students at the University of Colorado Denver; and directing the Graduate Certificate in Health Humanities and Ethics.