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Tonni Bacoat-Jones, D.O., M.P.H.

Tonni Bacoat-Jones
Assistant Professor
(813) 574-5246

“My passion is the education of future doctors: to serve their communities with passion and compassion; to have a solid foundation to provide services to a diverse population; and to have confidence in their abilities to provide optimum health care to a changing society.” -Tonni Bacoat-Jones, D.O., M.P.H.

Undergraduate Education
Bennett College
Greensboro, North Carolina
Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medicine (concentration in mathematics)

Postgraduate Education
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Des Moines, Iowa
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine 

George Washington University
Washington, D.C.
Master of Public Health

Professional Training
University of Maryland Medical Center,
Baltimore, Maryland
Advance Clinical Training Fellow in Anesthesiology, Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellow, Pain Management Fellow, and Anesthesiology Resident

Wyckoff Medical Center, Bushwick, New York
Rotating Internship

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, Clearwater, Florida  
Assistant Clinical Professor 
The campus opened its doors to its first medical school class in July 2019. 

Hillsborough Community College, Plant City, Florida 
Tenured Associate Professor, Biological Sciences (20062020) 
Course Lead Instructor in Anatomy, Physiology, Basic Life Support, Pathology, Pharmacology, Hematology, Disease Process/Pathophysiology, Pain Management/Anesthesia and Analgesia, Obstetric Anesthesiology, Physical Diagnosis, and Zoology

University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland  
Clinical Instructor/Clinician   Anesthesiology, Pain Management, and Obstetric Anesthesiology (1998–2002)    

 Committees and Memberships (past and current)

  • Adviser for the Anesthesiology Club
  • Adviser for the Student Florida Osteopathic Medical Association TBR
  • American Medical Association
  • American Public Health Association
  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • Hope Scholars Mentor
  • Faculty Mentor
  • Faculty Credentialing Committee
  • Faculty Sabbatical Committee
  • General Education Committee
  • Numerous Hiring Committees
  • Academic Standards Committee
  • Lead Adviser/Honorary Member for Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
  • Campus Leader for Plant City/MacDill American Heart Walk
  • Academic Affairs Committee, Health and Wellness Committee
  • Campus Diversity Council, General Education Committee
  • Black Brown College Bound Volunteer
  • Campus Advisory Committee/Chair, Institutional Advisory Council
  • Diversity Advisory Council of Hillsborough County
  • National Association of 100 Black Women/Chair of the Health Committee
  • National Association of Professional Women
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