Dr. Samira Jones is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and Nutrition Consultant who works with the California Department of Public Health, Licensing and Certification Division.
Dr. Jones is a trained dietitian with specialty in community nutrition. She is a member of the American and California Academies of Nutrition and Dietetics, the California Office of Health Equity Diversity Commission, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She has authored multiple public health and nutrition articles as well as a book chapter on the government’s role on addressing obesity.
Dr. Jones holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University in rehabilitative counseling, master’s degree in public health from Florida A&M University and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of California, Davis in nutritional biology. Dr. Jones enjoys reading, traveling, and hiking in her free time.