Before retiring in June 2000, Yolanda Jones Mapp was a physician at Temple University Hospital and an associate professor of medicine at the Temple University School of Medicine. She received numerous awards for service to her alma mater, her profession, and the community. She was named to the Douglass Society in 1973 and received the New Jersey Women of Achievement Award in 1981. In 1988, the American Cancer Society honored Mapp for “her personal courage in her battle against cancer and for the hope and inspiration she gives all Americans in the fight for life and health.” That same year, the Southern New Jersey chapter of the National Political Congress of Black Women honored her for her “spirit and inspiration to mankind.” Mapp was a member of the American College of Physicians National Medical Association and served on the Rutgers Board of Trustees from 1979–91. Also a judo enthusiast, she earned her black belt in 1967 and competed in four U.S. Judo National Championships. In 1990, the Eye of the Tiger Judo Club in Philadelphia honored her for her efforts as a volunteer. She died in 2011.