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Teddy Jones Ph.D., M.S.N, M.F.A.
P.O. Box 734
Friona, TX 79035
806-638-1955
tjoneswrites@wtrt.net
www.tjoneswrites.com

PRESENT POSITION

Writer
Self-employed

RECENT POSITIONS

Student Assistant Editor
The Louisville Review
Spalding University
Louisville, Kentucky
(2011)

Family Nurse Practitioner
Self – employed Independent Contractor
Ruidoso, New Mexico and Friona, Texas
(2000-2010)

Founding Dean and Professor Emeritus
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
School of Nursing
Lubbock, Texas 79430
(1979-2000)

EDUCATION

Diploma, 1963
Wichita General Hospital School of Nursing
Wichita Falls, Texas

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 1966
Incarnate Word College
San Antonio, Texas

Master of Science in Nursing, 1970
University of Texas System School of Nursing
Medical-Surgical/Administration
Austin, Texas

Doctor of Philosophy, 1974
University of Texas at Austin
Curriculum and Instruction in Higher Education
Austin, Texas

Post-Masters’ Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate 1993
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
School of Nursing
Lubbock, Texas

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, 2012
Spalding University
Louisville, Kentucky

THESIS AND/OR DISSERTATION

Masters Thesis: Learning Needs of a Selected Group of Registered Nurses. 1970.

Dissertation: Effects of a Course Designed to Promote Student Self-Direction in Learning. 1974.

MFA Creative Thesis: Jackson’s Pond, Texas; A Novel. 2012

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse—Volunteer Retired (since 2011)

RESEARCH

During the years 1974-2000:

Project Director or Principal Investigator of eight non-funded projects
Co-Project Director of Co-Investigator of two non-funded projects

Project Director or Principal Investigator of four funded projects with funding total more than 3 million dollars

Co-Director or Co-Investigator of five funded projects

Consultant to one funded project
(Project titles, descriptions, and funding agencies available upon request)

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS/NURSING AND HEALTH CARE

Author or co-author of twenty-six articles published in refereed journals in nursing and healthcare during the years 1970-2000 (citations available upon request).

Author of two books, one an American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year, and three chapters contributed to books, one of which was co-authored, during the years 1980-2000 (citations available upon request).

THESIS/PROJECT ADVISEMENT

Chair or committee member of twelve doctoral dissertation committees and twenty-two Master’s thesis committees at the University of Texas System School of Nursing, University of Colorado School of Nursing, Tulane University, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Texas Tech University, and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center over the period from 1974 through 2000. (Citations available upon request)

FICTION/CREATIVE NON-FICTION PUBLICATIONS

Short Fiction
“Across the Vermilion Border” 94 Creations July, 2012
“More So” RealSouth Magazine 2012
“Spring Storms” in Persimmon Tree, Spring 2013 issue
“First Things First” accepted for 2014 issue of RealSouth Magazine
“Clean Getaway” in press The Double Dealer, First Prize Gold Medal Winner for Short Story in the William Faulkner-William Wisdom
Creative Writing Competition of the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society, 2015

Novels
Jones, Teddy, Halfwide, Lofland Literary Editions (2012)
Jones, Teddy, Jackson’s Pond, Texas, New York: MidTown Publishing (2013)—Finalist for the 2014 Willa Award of Women Writing the West
Jones, Teddy , Well Tended, New York: MidTown Publishing (2014)

Non-fiction
“In The Middle of It All” –a monthly column on health promotion in The Farmer Stockman, 2001-2013

RECENT HONORS

Class representative, MFA Graduating Class of May, 2012
Citizen of the Year, awarded by Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, Friona, Texas—2006
Alumna of Distinction for Professional Achievement, University of the Incarnate Word, December 2005
Distinguished University Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center–2000

CURRENT COMMUNITY SERVICE

Friends of the Friona Public Library—volunteer
American Library Association Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations– Authors for Libraries

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Association of Writers and Writing Programs
Member Society of the Muse of the Southwest—Taos