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Daniel W. Jones MD
Daniel W. Jones, MD is the 16th Chancellor of the University of Mississippi.  As Chief Executive Officer he is responsible for the operation and management of a four-campus comprehensive university.  The University includes nine schools at Oxford, five at the Medical Center in Jackson, an Advanced Education Center is Tupelo and the Desoto County Center in Southaven.  Through these four campuses, the University provides extraordinary educational opportunities for more than 20,000 students.  Prior to his appointment on July 1, 2009, Dr. Jones was Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, Dean of the School of Medicine and Herbert G. Langford Professor of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson.  He served as the institution's chief executive officer for six years overseeing the five schools and the health system.  Active in the American Heart Association (AHA), Dr. Jones was the 2007-2008 national president.  A native Mississippian, his career has included the private practice of medicine, several years in a mission hospital in South Korea, and many years as a faculty member for the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.