WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced he will hold a Facebook Live Q&A on Thursday, April 16th with special guest Dr. Abayomi Jones, Executive Director of Student Health & Counseling Services at Cal State East Bay.
“I have found our Facebook Live series to be informative, while also providing me the chance to check in on my constituents and hear their concerns on a weekly basis,” Swalwell said. “It is important that we not only look at how this pandemic is affecting us physically, but also mentally. That’s why I am pleased to announce that Dr. Abayomi Jones will be joining me this week to discuss the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak on all of us, especially students.”
The Facebook Live Q&A will take place at 1:30 P.M. PT on Thursday, April 16th.
Join at: Facebook.com/CongressmanEricSwalwell
Participants are encouraged to submit questions in advance on the event Facebook page.
Dr. Abayomi Jones is a Bay Area native, originally from East Palo Alto, California. She graduated from Spelman College with a bachelors in Biology, and obtained her medical degree from Howard University in Washington, DC. After completing a Family Medicine residency at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she began a career in community medicine & preventative care as a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) scholar, serving the underserved in our nation’s capital. Dr. Jones has fifteen years’ experience as a physician, board certified in Family Medicine, with a continued interest in preventative care and population health. Her experience spans a wide spectrum of medical practices, including time in the military, emergency room, and county health centers. Currently, Dr. Jones is the Executive Director of Student Health & Counseling Services at Cal State East Bay in Hayward, California. In addition to her work as a physician, Dr. Jones is a champion of health equity and accessibility in the community, working to decrease health disparities affecting vulnerable and disenfranchised communities. She is a member of several local organizations that promote physical and mental health and education, and currently resides in the East Bay with her husband and two small children.
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