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.