Joseph Cox

Joseph Cox
Contact Information

Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases, Regional Public Health Department, CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal
1301 Sherbrooke Street East
Montreal, QC, Canada H2L 1M3

Tel.: 514-528-2400 ext. 3630
Fax: 514-528-2452
Email address: 
joseph.cox [at]

Dr. Cox obtained his MD from Dalhousie University, and an MSc (Epidemiology) and Public Health & Preventive Medicine specialty training, from McGill University. He is a consultant physician at the Chronic Viral Illness Service, Division of Infectious Diseases, McGill University Health Centre, and the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Sector, Regional Department of Public Health, CIUSSS-Centre-Sud-de-l ’Île-de-Montréal. His research program focuses on understanding the determinants of HIV, STIs and hepatitis C, and evaluating related prevention and care interventions, among vulnerable urban populations.

Areas of expertise: 

Public health and preventive medicine, sexually transmitted and blood borne infections, substance use disorders, evaluating health services, surveillance, implementation science, quantitative research, observational studies.


Associate Professors
Research areas: 
Health Services and Health Policy
Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Public Health
Areas of interest: 

Keywords: HIV, hepatitis C, sexually transmitted infections, addiction and mental health, surveillance, prevention and care interventions, cohort studies, implementation science, quantitative methods, men who have sex with men, people living with substance use disorders

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