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John F. Cox, M.D.

Primary Care

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-7682

Office: (585) 341-7682

Fax: (585) 341-4220

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

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Biography

Dr. John F. Cox III was born near Philadelphia, PA, and grew up in Charlotte, N.C.. He received his BA degree from Williams College, and then lived in Japan for a year and a half before obtaining his MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He trained in internal medicine at the University of Rochester's Primary Care Program in Internal Medicine and served as Chief Medical Resident at The Genesee Hospital in 1994-95. Since 1995 he has been a general internist, providing primary care, teaching-- with a particular interest in promoting the practice and teaching of evidence-based medicine-- and doing research. His practice interests include helping patients quit smoking and other healthy lifestyle issues. He and his wife have three children. In his spare time he plays in an over-40 men's soccer league.

Professional Background

Dr. John F. Cox III was born in Bryn Mawr, PA, and grew up in Charlotte, N.C. He received his BA degree from Williams College, and then taught English in Japan for a year and a half before obtaining his MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He trained in the University of Rochester's Primary Care Program in Internal Medicine and served as Chief Medical Resident at The Genesee Hospital in 1994-95. Since 1995 he has been a general internist, providing primary care and teaching -- with a particular interest in promoting the practice and teaching of evidence-based medicine. His practice interests include helping patients quit smoking and other healthy lifestyle issues. He and his wife have three children, and Dr. Cox is an avid soccer fan.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1985
BA | Williams College
English Or Journalism

1991
MD | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1995
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1991 - 06/30/1992
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

Awards

2017
James M. Stewart Award for teaching contributions

2006
Candidate for the Association of American Medical Colleges Humanism in Medicine in Award, nominated by the U of R Office of Student Representatives

1992
Co-recipient (with wife, Betsy) of Jacob Haller award for most dedicated intern, selected by peers, Primary Care Program in Internal Medicine

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Publications

Journal Articles

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Williams, GC; Lowenstein, L; Cox, JF; Patrick, H; Adams, MJ; Block, R; Rigby CS. "Brief Report of Virtual Clinician Research Tools for Tobacco Dependence and Dyslipidemia". Health Psychology. .

Books & Chapters

2005
Chapter Title: Teaching Evidence-Based Practice
Book Title: Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice
Author List: Fineout-Overholt, Ellen; Cox, John F. III; Robbins, Brett; Gray, Y'Vonne Lane
Edited By: Melnyk, Bernadette M.; Fineout-Overholt, Ellen
Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins2005 in Philadelphia

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