Professor Jones is an outstanding clinician scientist whose research spans population health, clinical, and laboratory research. She is internationally recognised as an expert in infectious disease and antimicrobial resistance. Professor Jones is the Stevenson Chair in Paediatrics and Head of the Department of Paediatrics at The University of Melbourne. She is Executive Director of the Melbourne Academic Centre for Health, a NHMRC recognised Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre. As President of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases, and member of the Australian Strategic and Technical Advisory Group on Antimicrobial Resistance, she plays a key role in shaping government policy.