Stevan L. Jones

Steven Jones joined our department in January 2015 and teaches HEAL 132: Medical Terminology. He has published two books on the subject: Acquiring Medical Language (McGraw-Hill, 2015) and Medical Language Accelerated (McGraw-Hill 2016).

Steve holds a B.A. in Greek and Latin from Baylor University, an M.A. in Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies from Bryn Mawr College, and a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Texas at Austin. Steve has held previous faculty appointments at Trinity University, the University of Texas at Austin, Baylor University, and Houston Baptist University.

When not breaking down medical words, Steve enjoys spending time with his wife and children, watching baseball, drinking ice cold Dr. Pepper, and showing off his parallel-parking skills.


Ph.D. Classics, University of Texas-Austin


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