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Joanne  Cox, MD

Department: Medicine
Research Centers: General Pediatrics Research Center
Hospital Title: Director, Children's Hospital Primary Care Center
Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Research Area: Teen parents
Health services for underserved children


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Research Overview

In her research, Joanne Cox focuses on evaluating health care services for underserved, urban children. She is currently conducting demonstration projects for adolescent parents, children with school and behavioral problems, and overweight children. The goals of these projects are to: Improve parenting self-efficacy for adolescent mothers and fathers. Evaluate effectiveness of multi-disciplinary teams and psychoeducational parenting groups for adolescent mothers. Evaluate effectiveness of school and behavioral problems intervention that utilizes mentors. 

About Joanne Cox

Dr. Cox received her MD degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine. She completed an internship and residency at New England Medical center and a fellowship at Children's Hospital Boston.

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