Christine Cox, MD

Christine Cox

Medicine Lake, Minnesota

Dr. Cox joined the VF Board of Directors in 2011 and serves as the chair of the VF Research Committee, which oversees the VF’s Research Program and Fellowship Program. Dr. Cox collaborates with the VF Medical Consultants and Scientific Advisory Board to guide the annual application and selection process of studies and fellowship applicants.

She was diagnosed in 2001 with vasculitis, ultimately called atypical Takayasu’s arteritis, and understands the difficulty of diagnosis and effective treatment as well as resulting complications. Prior to her diagnosis, she practiced neurosurgery affiliated with the University of Minnesota with a subspecialty in epilepsy surgery.