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Assistant Professor 

Center for Pharmacy Innovation and Outcomes
Geisinger Precision Health Center, 190 Welles St.
Forty Fort, PA 18704

Phone: 570-714-6644

Laney K. Jones, PharmD, MPH

Dr. Jones is an assistant professor at Geisinger's Center for Pharmacy Innovation and Outcomes. Dr. Jones aims to evaluate and implement innovative evidence based approaches to care with a focus on pain management, pharmacy services, and hyperlipidemia management, specifically in patients with genetically identified familial hypercholesterolemia. Dr. Jones uses a mixed methods approach and utilizes her background in pharmacy and public health to inform and advance her research.

Recent publications

Genetic identification of familial hypercholesterolemia within a single U.S. health care system.

Abul-Husn NS, Manickam K, Jones LK, Wright EA, Hartzel DN, Gonzaga-Jauregui C, O'Dushlaine C, Leader JB, Lester Kirchner H, Lindbuchler DM, Barr ML, Giovanni MA, Ritchie MD, Overton JD, Reid JG, Metpally RP, Wardeh AH, Borecki IB, Yancopoulos GD, Baras A, Shuldiner AR, Gottesman O, Ledbetter DH, Carey DJ, Dewey FE, Murray MF.

Science (New York, N.Y.). 2016; 354(6319).

PubMed [journal]

Medication therapy disease management: Geisinger's approach to population health management.

Jones LK, Greskovic G, Grassi DM, Graham J, Sun H, Gionfriddo MR, Murray MF, Manickam K, Nathanson DC, Wright EA, Evans MA.

American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 2017; 74(18):1422-1435.

PubMed [journal]

ProvenCare-Psoriasis: A disease management model to optimize care.

Gionfriddo MR, Pulk RA, Sahni DR, Vijayanagar SG, Chronowski JJ, Jones LK, Evans MA, Feldman SR, Pride H.

Dermatology online journal. 2018; 24(3).

PubMed [journal]

Utilizing big data to provide better health at lower cost.

Jones LK, Pulk R, Gionfriddo MR, Evans MA, Parry D.

American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 2018; 75(7):427-435.

PubMed [journal]

Developing Pharmacogenomic Reports: Insights from Patients and Clinicians.

Jones LK, Kulchak Rahm A, Gionfriddo MR, Williams JL, Fan AL, Pulk RA, Wright EA, Williams MS.

Clinical and translational science. 2018; 11(3):289-295.

PubMed [journal]

Use of antibiotics in paediatric long-term care facilities.

Murray MT, Johnson CL, Cohen B, Jackson O, Jones LK, Saiman L, Larson EL, Neu N.

The Journal of hospital infection. 2018; 99(2):139-144. NIHMSID: NIHMS924599

PubMed [journal]

Generation and Implementation of a Patient-Centered and Patient-Facing Genomic Test Report in the EHR.

Goehringer JM, Bonhag MA, Jones LK, Schmidlen T, Schwartz M, Rahm AK, Williams JL, Williams MS.

EGEMS (Washington, DC). 2018; 6(1):14.

PubMed [journal]

Healthcare Utilization and Patients' Perspectives After Receiving a Positive Genetic Test for Familial Hypercholesterolemia.

Jones LK, Kulchak Rahm A, Manickam K, Butry L, Lazzeri A, Corcoran T, Komar D, Josyula NS, Pendergrass SA, Sturm AC, Murray MF.

Circulation. Genomic and precision medicine. 2018; 11(8):e002146.

PubMed [journal]

The importance of buprenorphine research in the opioid crisis.

Pendergrass SA, Crist RC, Jones LK, Hoch JR, Berrettini WH.

Molecular psychiatry. 2019; 24(5):626-632.

PubMed [journal]


Doctor of Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences, 2014
Master of Public Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 2015
Postdoctoral Fellow, Geisinger, 2017