Dr. Cox graduated from the University of Missouri - Kansas City 6 year combined medical school in 2007, and subsequently completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center in 2010. He remained within the institution and finished his Infectious Diseases Fellowship training with the UMMC and the Institute of Human Virology. During his training he had the opportunity to travel with Missionary Ventures International, a faith based organization and provided free medical care to patients in remote villages in Honduras, Guatemala, as well as the Amazon jungles of Ecuador. With the IHV he has also had the opportunity to travel to Malawi Africa, providing care to a population with high HIV incidence, as well as treating coinfections of malaria and tuberculosis.
After completing his fellowship training in 2012, he accepted a position as a Visiting Instructor of Medicine with the University of Maryland School of Medicine and IHV. In addition to having several outpatient clinics and working on the inpatients UMMC services, he also has been involved with an HIV post-graduate program in Haiti. In this program, the IHV in collaboration with the CDC is providing an intensive 1 year training program with an emphasis on HIV management, as well as improving the quality of care provided to patients with other coinfections including tuberculosis, malaria, and cholera.
Dr. Cox's clinical interests include the management of HIV infection in the outpatient setting, as well as providing care to inpatients with opportunistic infections. Other research interests include HIV coinfections with Hepatitis B and C viruses, as well as the impact of malignancies in our aging HIV population.
- HIV disease management
- General Infectious Disease consultation
- Medical treatment in resource poor settings
- Pannus Attack, septic thrombophlebitis. Eric R Cox MD, Anthony Amoroso MD, Bruce Gilliam MD. Am J Med. 2012 Oct 9. pii: S0002-9343(12)00684-5.
- Central Venous Catheter Infections. Eric R Cox, MD. Keri A. Thom, MD, MS. In Essentials of Clinical Infectious Diseases. William F. Wright. Pending final publication 2013
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Eric R Cox, MD. Leonard A. Sowah, MBChB, MPH. in Essentials of Clinical Infectious Diseases. William F. Wright. Pending final publication 2013
- Brown JR, Auston D, Cox ER, Gutshall M. Eosinophilic meningitis causes by angiostrongylus. Associates Day, Maryland Chapter of the American College of Physicians, May 2008.
- Cox ER, Moore KM. Primary Cardiac Lymphoma Presenting as Dyspnea. Associates Day, Maryland Chapter of the American College of Physicians, May 2008.
- Cox ER, Brown JR, Cooke EO. Inner City Leptospirosis. Associates Day, Maryland Chapter of the American College of Physicians, May 2008.
- Cox ER, Inner City Leptospirosis. Associates Day, Maryland Chapter of the American College of Physicians, May 2008.
- Cox ER, Inner City Leptospirosis. 2009 Maryland ACP Scientific Chapter meeting. February 2009