Cox joins family medicine faculty
Dr. James J. Cox Jr. is a family practitioner with an interest in sports medicine who has joined the Medical Center faculty as an associate professor of family medicine.
After receiving his B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1972, Cox earned his D.O. degree at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Davie, Fla., in 1995. He did a rotating general medicine internship from 1995-96 and a family medicine residency from 1996-98 at Palmetto General Hospital, Hialeah, Fla.
While in private practice in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine at Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., from 1998-2008, Cox initially served as a clinical instructor of family medicine and of osteopathic manipulative medicine and, later, as assistant professor of family medicine and osteopathic principles and practice at Nova Southeastern University. He also served as a clinical assistant professor and attending physician at the Sanford L. Ziff Health Care Center, Davie, Fla.
Cox also has served as a clinical instructor in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, Fla., from 2008-10. Cox comes to the Medical Center from Jupiter, Fla., where he was in private practice in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine.
An active member of several professional organizations, including the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and the American Academy of Osteopathy, Cox has given two dozen presentations to professional organizations nationwide. He has authored or edited numerous scientific course books and book chapters.