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About Emily J Cox, PhD, ACSM CEP

Emily Cox, PhD, is a Clinical Exercise Physiologist and has a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences. She completed her graduate work as a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow, and her postdoctoral work with the Pharmacology Core of the NIH Center of Excellence for Natural Product-Drug Interactions at Washington State University. Currently, she has dual roles with Providence Health & Services, serving as both a Scientific Writer and a Project Manager. In her Project Manager role, Emily coordinates intake and start-up for clinical trials and investigator-initiated studies, tracks start-up metrics, writes SAS programs for financial analysis, and administers the Scientific Review Committee. In her Scientific Writer role, she provides writing, illustrating, and data analysis services to Providence investigators. 


Present Project Manager & Scientific Writer, Providence St. Joseph Health

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • • M. Virginia Schafer Research Fellowship in Human Nutrition, Dietetics & Exercise Physiology (2012, 2014)
  • Chapter Annual Conference, “Exponential modeling of VO2 kinetics in endurance-trained diabetic mice” (2015)
  • • Outstanding Doctoral Research Poster Presentation, American College of Sports Medicine Northwest
  • • Washington State University 3-Minute Thesis, 1st place (2015)
  • • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (2013-2015)
  • • Chancellor’s Award, Washington State University Spokane (2016)
  • • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Postdoctoral Travel Award for Experimental Biology 2017 (2017)


2015 PhD, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Washington State University
2011 BS, Exercise Physiology and Metabolism, Washington State University

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