Dr. Desirée Cox, MD, PhD is a Rhodes Scholar and Medical Doctor with 20+ years experience in healthcare and a career that has spanned clinical medicine, academic and healthcare consulting in the commercial aspects of medicine in the UK, North America and the Caribbean. She is a rare and uniquely multi-gifted, successful woman not only in her chosen academic field but as a creative talent and innovator. She has earned degrees from McGill University (Canada), Oxford University (UK) and Cambridge University (UK) and has been a guest lecturer at both Oxford and Cambridge Universities, as well as top-tier Universities such as Rutgers University, The Sorbonne and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is a former University Professor and Honorary Professor of Creativity, Health & Wellbeing at the University of Exeter, England. She has been recognized by the British Medical Journal as a ‘Renaissance Woman’ for her application of psychological medicine to real world problems. She is the deserving recipient of many notable awards and fellowships and has published papers in numerous trade journals.
She has rightly earned her place as a ‘thought-leader’ in healthcare and education applying her expertise to a variety of issues pertaining to the social determinants of health. She has also been an international Health Consultant with many top companies including leading pharmaceutical companies such as Amgen, GSK and Novartis. More recently she has been spearheading the development of the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine industry in The Bahamas and the implementation and integration of exponential and digital technologies in The Bahamas, the Caribbean and Latin America. Although her many accomplishments are almost dauntingly significant, she is very much a ‘people person’ charming and approachable with impeccable analytical and communication skills for unravelling the most complex of subjects. A conversation with Dr. Desirée Cox will remind you that the human mind is limitless.