Dr. Margaret Jones is an Assistant Professor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, specializing in the care of patient with Spinal cord Injury and Spinal Cord Disorder (SCI/D). She completed residency at the University of Washington, serving as Chief Resident during her final year, before pursuing fellowship at the Kessler Institute/New Jersey Medical School. She then returned to Seattle to provide care for patients with SCI at Harborview Medical Center, the only Level 1 trauma center in the Pacific Northwest. Through this academic appointment working with medical students, residents and fellows, she refined her skills and interests in medical education and neuro-rehabilitation and is now Board Certified in SCI medicine as well as Brain Injury Medicine, the only provider in the state of Tennessee with both certifications. Dr. Jones moved to Vanderbilt to return to her southern roots and to help be a part of building the relatively new department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). She is a clinical educator to residents and medical students on the inpatient unit at Vanderbilt Stallworth. She also practices outpatient PM&R care to patients with SCI/D and other patients with Stroke, Brain Injury, Cerebral palsy and myriad diagnoses with neurorehabilitation needs including botox and other spasticity management. Dr Jones remains actively involved in resident education through regular lectureship and is also committed to expanding the role and education of PM&R throughout the Vanderbilt system in her current duties. When not at work, she enjoys a number of outside activities including hiking and camping through road trips to the beach and mountains.