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Riante Jones, M.S.

Health Communication Specialist
Division of Cancer Biology (DCB)
Office of the Director

Riante Jones has expertise in health communication and helps communicate basic cancer research to the broader community. Some of his work includes creating promotional content for DCB’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP), as well as manage the DCB LinkedIN Showcase Page. 

Mr. Jones came to DCB because of the opportunity to be able to contribute to the basic cancer research community. Riante says “DCB’s work is pivotal in all layers of cancer research. To be able to communicate the research and progress that is occurring makes it very fulfilling.”

Along with his work in DCB, Riante is a member of the NCI HBCU engagement Workgroup, The Early Science Investigator (ESI) Committee, and the DCB Intranet Working Group.  



Prior to his work as a Health Communication Specialist for DCB, Riante was a Program Specialist in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS). 



  • M.S., Integrated Marketing Communication, Lasell College
  • B.S., Communication, Prairie View A&M University  



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