Kristin Jones

Kristin Jones joined I-News as health reporter in September 2013. Kristin's investigative reporting on health and justice has won national awards, including the Robert F. Kennedy Award for public service journalism and the Dart Center Award for reporting on trauma. Before joining I-News, Kristin covered business for the real-time news desk of The Wall Street Journal.

Recent Stories

“Niche Busters” are New Frontier in Treatment at CU Cancer Center

Dr. Ross Camidge of the University of Colorado Cancer Center examines patient Polly Rogers.

New and experimental drugs are extending the lives of people with the deadliest forms of cancer. Targeted therapies – called “niche-busters” – dig deep into the profiles of each individual cancer. Researchers have discovered that just as individual patients have different genetic make-ups, so do their tumors. Continue Reading →

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Higher Education, Law Enforcement Officials Confront Sex Assault

From left, Colorado State University president Tony Frank, Lt., Gen. Michelle Johnson, superintendent
of the Air Force Academy, Rocky Mountain PBS CEO Doug Price,  Colorado Attorney General Cynthia
Coffman and  Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey chat at Rocky Mountain PBS in Denver  before the taping of the Colorado Quarterly program about sexual assaults on college campuses and military service academies on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Sex assault is a problem at all levels of society and must be confronted by awareness, education, safety programs and law enforcement, a high-level panel of education and law enforcement officials agreed. The federally-required Title IX investigations on campus can conflict with those by criminal justice agencies, said Denver DA Mitch Morrissey. Continue Reading →

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