Abbey Jones, MSN, NP-C
Abbey Jones is a Nurse Practitioner board certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She graduated from Vanderbilt University’s Master of Science in Nursing program in 2007, and prior to that she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Tennessee. Her career as a Nurse Practitioner began at a private internal medicine practice where for two years she managed chronic diseases as well as acute illnesses and injuries. She then spent the next three years serving in primary care at an integrative rural nonprofit heath clinic. She has also had specialized training in general and cosmetic dermatology through her work at a private dermatology office in 2013 and 2014. Her previous practice before Thriveology was a holistic and functional medicine clinic where she utilized modalities such as bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, supplementation, IV nutrient therapy and homeopathy to best fulfill her patient’s needs. Abbey is currently pursuing a functional medicine practitioner certification through the Institute of Functional Medicine and receives ongoing education regarding the latest clinical advances in bioidentical hormone therapy, cardiometabolic functional medicine, gut health, detoxification, immune system and inflammation, and optimal energy production. She is also undergoing a homeopathy practitioner certification through the Center for Education and Development of Clinical Homeopathy. She is a certified GAPS (Gut and Psychology Syndrome) diet practitioner and loves pursuing continuing education to better serve her patients. She regularly guest lectures to nursing and physician assistant students in her fields of expertise at universities such as Saint Louis University and Maryville University.
Abbey is passionate about nutrition, exercise, and preventive health, and she enjoys teaching patients how to maximize their quality of life through diet and lifestyle changes. With a focus on her patients’ desires for safe and effective treatments for a variety of health concerns, Abbey holistically blends alternative and conventional treatments as needed for optimal benefit to each patient.
Abbey is also a Red Cross disaster relief nurse who loves to travel and has enjoyed volunteer work in underserved areas of Guatemala and Nicaragua. With a desire to educate others about health, Abbey has served as a volunteer clinical nursing preceptor for Maryville University, The University of Cincinnati, and Truman State University. Abbey loves being involved in her church and enjoys music, hiking, biking, snowboarding, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.