Robert Cox Profile
Dr. Robert Cox blends medical expertise, professional speaking and a passion for making complex topics understandable... a unique combination of skills.
Dr. Cox is double Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. He graduated with honors and Phi Beta Kappa from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he stayed for his Internal Medicine Internship and Residency. His Infectious Diseases Fellowship was completed at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado.
Dr. Cox practiced medicine in Denver for 22 years, consulting in Infectious Diseases at six area hospitals. Concurrent with his private practice, he chaired committees dealing with Infection Control and Antibiotic Utilization at several hospitals. Additionally, he served on committees at the hospital, local and state levels developing HIV-related policies and procedures during the first decade of the AIDS era.
Among the thousands of patients he treated were many who were recognizable either by name or by circumstances. Athletes included winners of the Heisman Trophy, the Kentucky Derby and Olympic medals. Victims of tragedy included many of the children critically injured at Columbine High School.
Outside of his medical practice, Dr. Cox was a leader in the development of several healthcare-related companies. His expertise in both clinical practice and business led to his recognition at the local, state and national levels in such publications as 5280 Magazine, Guide to Top Doctors, America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals, and Who's Who.
As a professional speaker since 1980, Dr. Cox has addressed countless audiences throughout the country on biomedical topics. He is a member of the National Speakers Association, as well as serving on the Board of the Colorado chapter, where he was the 2006-7 Member of the Year.
In 2002, Dr. Cox founded BioForecasts. He now works with corporations and associations as a speaker, author and consultant, providing insight into the Biological Future. As such, he helps organizations recognize and understand the complex biological and medical advances on the horizon. The focus is upon not just what these are, but more importantly upon preparing for the events and developments, which will impact their operations and their survival.
In 2008, Dr. Cox joined the Expert Council of Firestorm. Using his medical background, he focuses upon biological hazards such as Pandemic Influenza and Bioterrorism, helping clients recognize the potential impact of such events upon their businesses and their industries.