Renee Fox, M.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics of the University of Marylandâ?Ts School of Medicine in Baltimore. She is a graduate of Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences and received her M.D. from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She remained in Rochester to complete her pediatric residency at the University of Rochester, later joining the fellowship program at the Joint Program for Neonatology at the Harvard Medical School.
In 1986, she joined the faculty at the University of Maryland. She has held many leadership roles in the Department of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine including; Head of the Division of Neonatology , Consortium Chief of Hospital Based Programs, Director of Clinical Affairs, Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)at the University of Maryland Medical Center), and Medical Co-Director of the Maryland Regional Neonatal Transport Program, (a joint program of the University of Maryland Medical Center and the Johns Hopkins Childrenâ?Ts Center.) She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Federal Government Affairs and served on several state committees focusing on the health of newborns and mothers.
A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow (2007-2010), she was selected as first Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow to work in the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) under Director of the CBO, Peter Orszag. She was previously a fellow in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women.
In September 2012, Dr. Fox became the first Executive Director, Institute for Healthiest Maryland (IHM). Leads the newly established institute to develop prevention and quality improvement efforts relating to prevention of chronic diseases and to improve the health status of Marylanders.
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