William Jones, MD
Associate Professor, Neurology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Sanford School of Medicine The University of South Dakota (1985)
Graduate School :
  • MS, Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis (2005)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of South Dakota (SD) (1981)
  • BS, University of South Dakota (SD) (1983)
Internship:
  • University of South Dakota Program (1986)
Residencies:
  • University of Vermont Program, Neurology (1991)
  • University of South Dakota Program, Internal Medicine (1988)
Fellowships:
  • Indiana University School of Medicine Program, Vascular Neurology (2002)
Languages: English
Department: Neurology

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2007)
    School of Medicine, Neurology
    Vascular Neurology

Publications

  • Navi BB, Bach I, Czap AL, Wang M, Yamal JM, Jacob AP, Parker SA, Rajan SS, Mir S, Sherman C, Willey JZ, Saver JL, Gonzalez MO, Singh N, Jones WJ, Ornelas D, Gonzales NR, Alexandrov AW, Alexandrov AV, Nour M, Spokoyny I, Mackey J, Collins SQ, Silnes K, Fink ME, English J, Barazangi N, Bratina PL, Volpi J, Rao CPV, Griffin L, Persse D, Grotta JC. Strokes Averted by Intravenous Thrombolysis: A Secondary Analysis of a Prospective, Multicenter, Controlled Trial of Mobile Stroke Units. Ann Neurol. 2023 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37801480
  • Pirlog BO, Jacob AP, Rajan SS, Yamal JM, Parker SA, Wang M, Bowry R, Czap A, Bratina PL, Gonzalez MO, Singh N, Zou J, Gonzales NR, Jones WJ, Alexandrov AW, Alexandrov AV, Navi BB, Nour M, Spokoyny I, Mackey J, Silnes K, Fink ME, Pisarro Sherman C, Willey J, Saver JL, English J, Barazangi N, Ornelas D, Volpi J, Pv Rao C, Griffin L, Persse D, Grotta JC. Outcomes of patients with pre-existing disability managed by mobile stroke units: A sub-analysis of the BEST-MSU study. Int J Stroke. 2023 Jul 5;:17474930231185471. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37337357
  • Laskowitz DT, Troy J, Poehlein E, Bennett ER, Shpall EJ, Wingard JR, Freed B, Belagaje SR, Khanna A, Jones W, Volpi JJ, Marrotte E, Kurtzberg J. A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Phase II Trial of Intravenous Allogeneic Non-HLA Matched, Unrelated Donor, Cord Blood Infusion for Ischemic Stroke. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2023 Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 38071749
  • Callen AL, Tanabe J, Thaker AA, Pollard R, Sauer B, Jones W, Pattee J, Steach B, Timpone VM. Evaluation of Cerebrovascular Reactivity and Vessel Wall Imaging in Patients With Prior COVID-19: A Prospective Case-Control MRI Study. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2023 Feb;220(2):257-264. PubMed PMID: 36000667
  • Kowalski RG, Ledreux A, Violette JE, Neumann RT, Ornelas D, Yu X, Griffiths SG, Lewis S, Nash P, Monte AA, Coughlan CM, Deighan C, Grotta JC, Jones WJ, Graner MW. Rapid Activation of Neuroinflammation in Stroke: Plasma and Extracellular Vesicles Obtained on a Mobile Stroke Unit. Stroke. 2023 Mar;54(3):e52-e57. PubMed PMID: 36727508
  • Mackey J, Yamal JM, Parker SA, Silnes K, Rajan SS, Jacob AP, Wang M, Singh N, Jones WJ, Spokoyny I, Navi BB, Saver JL, Grotta JC. Golden Hour Treatment With tPA (Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator) in the BEST-MSU Study. Stroke. 2023 Feb;54(2):415-425. PubMed PMID: 36689579
  • Raban D, Barhaghi K, Timpone V, Jones W, Sauer B, Pollard R, Callen A. COVID-19 associated intracranial vasculopathy-MRI vessel wall imaging as adjunct to emergent CT angiography-a case report. Emerg Radiol. 2021 Oct;28(5):887-890. PubMed PMID: 34037875
  • Yamal JM, Parker SA, Jacob AP, Rajan SS, Bowry R, Bratina P, Wang M, Nour M, Mackey J, Collins S, Jones W, Schimpf B, Ornelas D, Spokoyny I, Im JF, Gilbert G, Eisshofer M, Grotta JC. Successful conduct of an acute stroke clinical trial during COVID. PLoS One. 2021;16(1):e0243603. PubMed PMID: 33449944
  • Grotta JC, Yamal JM, Parker SA, Rajan SS, Gonzales NR, Jones WJ, Alexandrov AW, Navi BB, Nour M, Spokoyny I, Mackey J, Persse D, Jacob AP, Wang M, Singh N, Alexandrov AV, Fink ME, Saver JL, English J, Barazangi N, Bratina PL, Gonzalez M, Schimpf BD, Ackerson K, Sherman C, Lerario M, Mir S, Im J, Willey JZ, Chiu D, Eisshofer M, Miller J, Ornelas D, Rhudy JP, Brown KM, Villareal BM, Gausche-Hill M, Bosson N, Gilbert G, Collins SQ, Silnes K, Volpi J, Misra V, McCarthy J, Flanagan T, Rao CPV, Kass JS, Griffin L, Rangel-Gutierrez N, Lechuga E, Stephenson J, Phan K, Sanders Y, Noser EA, Bowry R. Prospective, Multicenter, Controlled Trial of Mobile Stroke Units. N Engl J Med. 2021 Sep 9;385(11):971-981. PubMed PMID: 34496173
  • Schimpf B, Deanda K, Severenuk DA, Montgomery TM, Cooley GD, Kowalski RG, Vela-Duarte D, Jones WJ. Integration of Real-Time Electronic Health Records and Wireless Technology in a Mobile Stroke Unit. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2019 Sep;28(9):2530-2536. PubMed PMID: 31307897
  • Czap AL, Grotta JC, Parker SA, Yamal JM, Bowry R, Sheth SA, Rajan SS, Hwang H, Singh N, Bratina P, Bryndziar T, Alexandrov AV, Alexandrov AW, Dusenbury W, Swatzell V, Jones W, Ackerson K, Schimpf B, Wright P, Jagolino-Cole AL. Emergency Department Door-to-Puncture Time Since 2014. Stroke. 2019 Jul;50(7):1774-1780. PubMed PMID: 31182000
  • Schimpf B, Deanda K, Severenuk DA, Montgomery TM, Cooley GD, Kowalski RG, Vela-Duarte D, Jones WJ. Integration of Real-Time Electronic Health Records and Wireless Technology in a Mobile Stroke Unit. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2019 Sep;28(9):2530-2536. PubMed PMID: 31307897
  • Yamal JM, Rajan SS, Parker SA, Jacob AP, Gonzalez MO, Gonzales NR, Bowry R, Barreto AD, Wu TC, Lairson DR, Persse D, Tilley BC, Chiu D, Suarez JI, Jones WJ, Alexandrov A, Grotta JC. Benefits of stroke treatment delivered using a mobile stroke unit trial. Int J Stroke. 2018 Apr;13(3):321-327. PubMed PMID: 28612680
  • Nyberg EM, Cox JR, Kowalski RG, Vela-Duarte D, Schimpf B, Jones WJ. Mobile Stroke Unit Reduces Time to Image Acquisition and Reporting. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2018 Jul;39(7):1293-1295. PubMed PMID: 29773569
  • Nyberg EM, Cox JR, Kowalski RG, Vela-Duarte D, Schimpf B, Jones WJ. Mobile Stroke Unit Reduces Time to Image Acquisition and Reporting. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2018 Jul;39(7):1293-1295. PubMed PMID: 29773569
  • Korb PJ, Jones W. Coding in Stroke and Other Cerebrovascular Diseases. Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2017 Feb;23(1, Cerebrovascular Disease):e1-e11. PubMed PMID: 28157755
  • Bernard TJ, Friedman NR, Stence NV, Jones W, Ichord R, Amlie-Lefond C, Dowling MM, Rivkin MJ. Preparing for a "Pediatric Stroke Alert". Pediatr Neurol. 2016 Mar;56:18-24. PubMed PMID: 26969238
  • Graves A, Case D, Gupta R, Pulido A, Rapp K, Simpson JR, Smith D, Jones WJ. Comprehensive Stroke Centers: Recognizing the Need for Complex Stroke Care and Interventional Radiology’s Contribution. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2013;30(3):325-330.
  • Cumbler E, Zaemisch R, Graves A, Brega K, Jones W, Improving stroke alert response time: applying quality improvement methodology to the inpatient neurologic emergency. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2012;7(2):137-141
  • Sung VW, Johnson N, Granstaff US, Jones WJ, Meschia JF, Williams LS, Safford M, Sensitivity and Specificity of Stroke Symptom Questions to Detect Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack. Neuroepidemiology. 2011;36(2):100-4
  • Murphy P, Smith D, Vislosky M, Tripputi M, Cumbler E, Blakie J, Wilde M, Jones J, Zachrich C, Elser P, Leonard L, The impact of a statewide stroke quality improvement program: Colorado Stroke Alliance and Colorado Stroke Registry. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 2011;43(5):246-252
  • Levin D, Smith DB, Cumbler E, Carter J, Glasheen JJ, Jones W, Warfarin therapy does not increase risk of symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage in eligible patients after intravenous thrombolysis. Archives of Neurology. 2011;68(1):135
  • Cumbler E, Murphy P, Jones WJ, Wald HL, Kutner JS, Smith DB, Quality of care for in-hospital stroke: analysis of a statewide registry. Stroke. 2011;42(1):207-210
  • Cumbler E, Smith D, Murphy P, Jones W, Wald H, Kutner J. Quality of Care for In-hospital Stroke: Analysis of a Statewide Registry. Journal Hosp Med. 2010;5(3)(suppl 2):S23. Available online: http://stroke.ahajournals.org
  • Scott J, Jones W, Kumpe, DA: Thrombolysis of Acute Stroke –principles and technique. Chapter 4 (pp. 47 –62) in Kandarpa K, Aruny JE, Eds. Handbook of Interventional Radiologic Procedures. Fourth Edition. Boston. Little, Brown and Company, 2010.
  • Cumbler E, Anderson T, Neumann R, Jones WJ, Brega K. Stroke alert program improves recognition and evaluation time of in-hospital ischemic stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010 Nov-Dec;19(6):494-6. PubMed PMID: 20538480
  • Williams LS, Jones WJ, Shen J, Robinson RL, Kroenke K. Outcomes of newly referred neurology outpatients with depression and pain. Neurology. 2004 Aug 24;63(4):674-7. PubMed PMID: 15326241
  • Jones WJ, Williams LS, Bruno A, Biller J. Hypertension and cerebrovascular disease. Seminars in Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke. 2003 Sep;3(3):144-154. DOI: 10.1053/j.scds.2003.00.029
  • Williams LS, Jones WJ, Shen J, Robinson RL, Weinberger M, Kroenke K. Prevalence and impact of depression and pain in neurology outpatients. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2003 Nov;74(11):1587-9. PubMed PMID: 14617727
  • Jones WJ, Biller J, DeMyer WE. A Case of Dilated Virchow-Robin Spaces on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Seminars in Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke. 2001 Mar;1(1):112-114. DOI: 10.1053/scds.2001.24470
  • Jones WJ, Williams LS, Meschia JF. Validating the Questionnaire for Verifying Stroke-Free Status (QVSFS) by neurological history and examination. Stroke. 2001 Oct;32(10):2232-6. PubMed PMID: 11588306
  • Zawada ET Jr, Jones W, Neuhaus OW. Hemodialysis for acute renal failure in a patient with life-long myalgias after exercise. Am J Nephrol. 1988;8(6):490-7. PubMed PMID: 3218664
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology, Member
  • American Stroke Association, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Stroke and Brain Aneurysm Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
12401 E 17th Ave
Leprino Building, 3rd floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2080

UCHealth Neurosciences Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2080

UCHealth Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2 - Anschutz Medical Campus
12505 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

UCHealth Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion - Anschutz Medical Campus
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Neurology, Board Certification (1995)
  • Vascular Neurology (2009)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System - Neurovascular Conditions
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Brain and Nervous System - Stroke

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Sanford School of Medicine The University of South Dakota (1985)
Graduate Schools:
  • MS, Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis (2005)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of South Dakota (SD) (1981)
  • BS, University of South Dakota (SD) (1983)
Internships:
  • University of South Dakota Program (1986)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Vermont Program, Neurology (1991)
  • University of South Dakota Program, Internal Medicine (1988)
Fellowships:
  • Indiana University School of Medicine Program, Vascular Neurology (2002)
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Languages: English
Department: Neurology
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13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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