Professor Jones is Dean and Head of School of Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney and a paediatrician /staff Specialist in infectious diseases Sydney Children’s Hospital Network (Childrens at Westmead).
She is a world authority on infectious diseases, particularly brain infections and mother to child transmitted infections, and an advocate for strategies to reduce Antimicrobial resistance. She is a current member of ATAGI, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health & Medical Sciences (FAHMS) in recognition of her leadership of internationally research in brain infections and AMR, and a life member and former President and Board member of the Australian Society for Infectious Diseases in 2022. Her research has changed global policy and practice. She has obtained over $32 million in peer-reviewed funding including 3 NHMRC Centres for Research excellence and has over 170 peer-reviewed publications.