Lenette M. Jones, PhD, RN is an early career nursing scientist. She is working as a postdoctoral fellow in the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. She is also an investigator in the P30 Center of Excellence in Self-Management Science (SMART Center). Her primary research focus is designing research interventions to reduce the health disparities affecting African American women with hypertension. Her research interests include information practices used to support self-management behaviors and the associated neurobiological mechanisms underlying self-management behaviors. Dr. Jones received her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Her overall goal is to become an independent scientist with a successful program of research that addresses disparities in hypertension affecting African American women. Currently, she is conducting two studies and submitting grant proposals, manuscripts, and abstracts for presentation.