Joanne cOX

Joanne Cox, MD

Associate Chief, Division of General Pediatrics

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-7701

  • Fax: 617-730-0505

Medical Services

Specialties

  • General Pediatrics

Departments

  • General Pediatrics
  • Medicine

Programs

  • Children's Hospital Primary Care Center
  • Young Parents Program (YPP)
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-7701

Experience and Education

Education

Wayne State University School of Medicine, 1981

Detroit, MI

Certifications

  • Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine

Publications

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  1. Beck AF, Tschudy MM, Coker TR, Mistry KB, Cox JE, Gitterman BA, Chamberlain LJ, Grace AM, Hole MK, Klass PE, Lobach KS, Ma CT, Navsaria D, Northrip KD, Sadof MD, Shah AN, Fierman AH. Determinants of Health and Pediatric Primary Care Practices. Pediatrics. 2016 Mar; 137(3):1-11.
  2. Coquillette M, Cox JE, Cheek S, Webster RA. Social Work Services Utilization by Children with Medical Complexity. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Dec; 19(12):2707-13.
  3. Samuels RC, Ward VL, Melvin P, Macht-Greenberg M, Wenren LM, Yi J, Massey G, Cox JE. Missed Appointments: Factors Contributing to High No-Show Rates in an Urban Pediatrics Primary Care Clinic. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Sep; 54(10):976-82.
  4. Bottino CJ, Cox JE, Kahlon PS, Samuels RC. Improving immunization rates in a hospital-based primary care practice. Pediatrics. 2014 Apr; 133(4):e1047-54.
  5. Cheng JK, Wen X, Coletti KD, Cox JE, Taveras EM. 2-Year BMI Changes of Children Referred for Multidisciplinary Weight Management. Int J Pediatr. 2014; 2014:152586.
  6. Cheng JK, Cox JE, Taveras EM. Patient-centered approaches to childhood obesity care. Child Obes. 2013 Apr; 9(2):85-8.
  7. Lee LK, Walia T, Forbes PW, Osganian SK, Samuels R, Cox JE, Mooney DP. Home safety practices in an urban low-income population: level of agreement between parental self-report and observed behaviors. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Dec; 51(12):1119-24.
  8. Cox JE, Buman MP, Woods ER, Famakinwa O, Harris SK. Evaluation of raising adolescent families together program: a medical home for adolescent mothers and their children. Am J Public Health. 2012 Oct; 102(10):1879-85.
  9. Ruedinger E, Cox JE. Could it be ... something other than PID? Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2012 Aug; 23(2):340-8.
  10. Ruedinger E, Cox JE. Adolescent childbearing: consequences and interventions. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Aug; 24(4):446-52.
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  12. Lavin C, Cox JE. Teen pregnancy prevention: current perspectives. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Aug; 24(4):462-9.
  13. Brown JD, Harris SK, Woods ER, Buman MP, Cox JE. Longitudinal study of depressive symptoms and social support in adolescent mothers. Matern Child Health J. 2012 May; 16(4):894-901.
  14. Cox JE, Huntington N, Saada A, Epee-Bounya A, Schonwald AD. Developmental screening and parents' written comments: an added dimension to the parents' evaluation of developmental status questionnaire. Pediatrics. 2010 Dec; 126 Suppl 3:S170-6.
  15. Huh SY, Feldman HA, Cox JE, Gordon CM. Prevalence of transient hyperphosphatasemia among healthy infants and toddlers. Pediatrics. 2009 Aug; 124(2):703-9.
  16. Cox JE, Buman M, Valenzuela J, Joseph NP, Mitchell A, Woods ER. Depression, parenting attributes, and social support among adolescent mothers attending a teen tot program. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2008 Oct; 21(5):275-81.
  17. Gordon CM, Feldman HA, Sinclair L, Williams AL, Kleinman PK, Perez-Rossello J, Cox JE. Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among healthy infants and toddlers. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008 Jun; 162(6):505-12.
  18. Williams AL, Cox J, Gordon CM. Rickets in an otherwise healthy 11-month-old. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2008 May; 47(4):409-12.
  19. Gordon CM, Williams AL, Feldman HA, May J, Sinclair L, Vasquez A, Cox JE. Treatment of hypovitaminosis D in infants and toddlers. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Jul; 93(7):2716-21.
  20. Mikhak Z, Kelly P, Cohen TS, Cox JE, Kimonis VE. Immunoglobulin deficiency in Stickler syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 2006 Dec 15; 140(24):2824-7.
  21. Cox, Joanne and Flynn Robert. . Bright futures and Children’s Hospital Primary Care Center. AAP News. 2006.
  22. Powers M, Buman M, Michonski A, Cox J. . Predictors of Adolescent Rapid Repeat Pregnancy. Pedatric Academic Societies, San Fransciso. 2006.
  23. Cox JE. Egg-based vaccines. Pediatr Rev. 2006 Mar; 27(3):118-9.
  24. Cox, JE and Flynn R. Bright Futures and Children's Hospital Primary Care Center. Bright Futures Newsletter. 2006.
  25. Cox J. Egg based vaccines. Pediatric Review. 2006; 27(3):118-119.
  26. Mikhak Z, Kelly P, Cox J. . Immunoglobulin Deficiency in Stickler Syndrome. American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology,. Miami 2006. American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology,. Miami 2006. American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Miami . 2006.
  27. Cox, J. Teen Pregnancy. NeinsteinL. Adolescent health care. A practical guide. 2006.
  28. Durant N, Cox J. Current treatment approaches to overweight in adolescents. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2005 Aug; 17(4):454-9.
  29. Cox JE, Bevill L, Forsyth J, Missal S, Sherry M, Woods ER. Youth preferences for prenatal and parenting teen services. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2005 Jun; 18(3):167-74.
  30. Risko W, Avery T, Samuels R, Cox J. . Saying no to post call clinics- impact of alternative clinic day model on resident experience. Presented at Ambulatory Pediatrics Association, Washington DC. 2005.
  31. Joanne E Cox, MD , Mollie K Sherry, MSW , Matthew P Buman, MS , Anna T Michonski, BA , Sion Kim Harris, PhD and Elizabeth R Woods, MD, MPH. . Preliminary Validation of a Youth Assets Scale in a Young Fathers Program. Presented at ambulatory Pediatric Association Washington DC. 2005.
  32. Missal S. Samuels, R, Avery T, Cox J. . Referrals to social work and mental health services in primary care: Analysis of patterns and development of services. Presented at Ambulatory Pediatrics Association, Washington DC. 2005.
  33. Taveras E, Avery T, Sonneville K, Sullivan mj, Samuels RC and Cox J. . Association of Maternal Overweight with childhood overweight risk factors. Presented at Ambulatory Pediatric Association, Washington DC. 2005.
  34. Asante P, Cox J, Rein J, Hannon C, Samuels R, Taveras E. . Childhood obesity prevention: which behaviors are parents ready to change?. Presented at Ambulatory Pediatrics Association, Washington DC. 2005.
  35. Schonwald A, Engel K, Avery T, Missal S, and Cox J. . Just ASK: A developmental screening and advocacy program in a primary care setting. Presented at Ambulatory Pediatrics Association, Washington DC. 2005.
  36. Cox J, Bevill, L, Forsyth J, Missal S, Sherry M, Woods E. . Youth Preferences for Prenatal and Postnatal Services. Journal Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2005; 18:167-174.
  37. Durant N, Cox J. Obesity in adolescents: Current treatment approaches to overweight in adolescents. Current Opinion in Adolescent Medicine. 2005; 17(4):454-459.
  38. Sherry M, Keenan P, Cox J. . Evaluation of a Program for Young Fathers. Ambulatory Pediatric Association, Baltimore. 2004.
  39. Cox J, Sherry M, Missal S, Pierre Joseph N, Woods ER. . Depression in adolescent parents and the association with parenting ability and social support. Presented at Ambulatory Pediatric Association, San Francisco. 2004.
  40. Cox, J. Teen pregnancy. SamueslR, BithoneyWG. Training Residents to Serve the Underserved. CD Rom. 2004.
  41. Woods ER, Obeidallah-Davis D, Sherry MK, Ettinger SL, Simms EU, Dixon RR, Missal SM, Cox JE. The parenting project for teen mothers: the impact of a nurturing curriculum on adolescent parenting skills and life hassles. Ambul Pediatr. 2003 Sep-Oct; 3(5):240-5.
  42. Wood ER, Obeidallah D, Sherry MK, Ettinger SL, Simms, EU, Dixon RR, Missal SM, Cox JE. The parenting project for teen mothers: The impact of a nurturing curriculum on adolescent parenting skills and life hassles. Ambulatory Pediatrics. 2003; 3:240-245.
  43. Cox J, Samuels R, Engel K, Schonwald A. . Advocating success for kids (ASK): An advocacy and assessment program for children with school and behavioral problems. Presented at Ambulatory Pediatric Association. Baltimore. 2001.
  44. Cox J. Teen Pregnancy: Decisions to be Made. EmansJ and KnightJ (eds) Bright Futures Case Studies for Primary Care Clinicians Adolescent Health. 2001.
  45. Missal S, Cox J. . Evaluation of Social and Behavioral Problems in an Inner City Pediatric Practice. Presented at Ambulatory Pediatrics Association. Boston. 2000.
  46. Cox J. The Young Parents Program. Presented at Ambulatory Pediatrics Association. Boston. 2000.
  47. Cox J. Young Parents Program. Newsletter Ambulatory Pediatric Association . 2000; 36:5-6.
  48. Cox JE, Dixon R, Sherry M. . A needs assessment of fathers with children born to adolescent mothers. Presented at Ambulatory Pediatric Association, San Francisco. 1999.
  49. Dixon R R, Shaw J S, Sherry M, Butte A, Cox J. A retalional database: A unique tool for research of complex populations. Presented at Ambulatory Pediatric Association, San Francisco. 1998.
  50. Cox JE, Sherry M, Missal S, Obedalliah D. . The effect of daily stress on adolescent mothers’ self-confidence. ,. Presented at Society for Adolescent Medicine, Atlanta. 1998.
  51. Sasonoff K, Cox JE. . Touchpoints and adolescent parents. Presented at Society for Adolescent Medicine, Atlanta. 1998.
  52. Aruda M, Pierre N, Cox J, Henderson J. . A program for adolescent pregnancy decision-making. . Presented at Society for Adolescent Medicine, Atlanta. 1998.
  53. Cox JE, Samuels R, Melochovich R, Bithoney WG. Serving the underserved curriculum survey. Ambulatory Child Health. 1997; 3:275-281.
  54. Middleman AE, Emans SJ, Cox JE. . A case study of nutritional Vitamin B12 deficiency in adolescents. J Adol Health Care. 1996; 19:76-79.
  55. Cox JE, Bithoney WG. Fathers of children born to adolescent mothers. Predictors of contact with their children at 2 years. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1995 Sep; 149(9):962-6.
  56. Cox JE, Lin Y, Woods ER. . A comparison of reproductive characteristics, birth outcomes and social factors among first and second births to adolescent mothers. Presented at Society for Adolescent Medicine, Vancouver. 1995.
  57. Cox JE, Emans SJ, DuRant RJ, Woods ER. Early parenthood for the sisters of adolescent mothers: A proposed conceptual model of decision-making. Adolesc Pediatr Gynecol. 1995; 8:188-194.
  58. Cox JE, Bithoney WG. Fathers of children born to adolescent mothers: Predictors of contact at two years. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1995; 149::962-966.
  59. Pierre N, Cox J. Teen pregnancy prevention. Curr Opin in Adol Med. 1995; 5:221-225.
  60. Cox JE, Emans SJ, Bithoney WG. Sisters of adolescent mothers: A group at increased risk for premature pregnancy?. Journal of Adoles Pediatr Gynecol. 1993; 6:138-142.
  61. Cox J, Bithoney W. Children and poverty: Issues in residency training. Curr Opin in Pediatr. 1992; 4:770-774.
  62. Cox J, Coyne L, Bithoney W. . History of sexual abuse and adolescent pregnancy. Ambulatory Pediatric Association, New Orleans. 1991.
  63. Cox J, Emans J. . Sisters of adolescent mothers: A group at increased risk for premature pregnancy?. Presented at Society for Adolescent Medicine, Atlanta 1990. 1990.
  64. Cox J, Vandeven A, Missal S, Bithoney W. Adolescent parenting: An experience at a teen tot clinic. Children at Risk. 1989.
  65. McJunkin J, Ballenger J, Cox J. . Routine child health care and problems. Graef J (ed) Manuel of Pediatric Therapeutics,. 1988.
  66. Vander AJ, Mouw DR, Cox J, Johnson B. Lead transport by renal slices and its inhibition by tin. Am J Physiol. 1979 Apr; 236(4):F373-8.
  67. Mouw DR, Vander AJ, Cox J, Fleischer N. Acute effects of lead on renal electrolyte excretion and plasma renin activity. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 1978 Nov; 46(2):435-47.
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