Gary Cox, JD

Gary Cox, JD

Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Community Partnerships Professor, Department of Health Administration and Policy Clinical Professor, OU College of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine
Gary Cox, JD

Biography
Cox_Gary Gary Cox, JD is the former Commissioner of the Oklahoma State Department of Health as well as former Executive Director for both of the two independent city ­county health departments in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City­County Health Department and Tulsa Health Department. He is also actively involved in a number of professional and civic organizations, including serving a term as president of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the organization representing the 3,000 county health departments in the U.S. Gary is a nationally recognized leader in public health practice, bringing national leadership and over 50 years of public health experience in Oklahoma to advance our goals of public health education, health workforce development, and partnerships with governmental public health and community organizations.