Paula Cox, PT, DSc, PCS
Paula Cox, PT, DSc, PCS, is an expert in pediatric neurological and neuromuscular rehabilitation with over 35 years of clinical experience under her belt. Dr. Cox operates a private pediatric practice in the Chicago area and provides ongoing mentoring to PT’s in the Chicago area. In addition, she currently works as an adjunct professor at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. Dr. Cox received her Advanced MS in PT from Long Island University and her Doctor of Science in Pediatric Rehabilitation from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Program. Her doctoral research examined the use of a robotic scooter, the SIPPC, to provide early autonomous locomotion for infants with Down syndrome. She is committee chair for the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy (APPT) CE course Advanced Clinical Practice in Pediatric Therapy, an ongoing course that investigates current theories and evidence-based practice across pediatric settings. Dr. Cox also served as co-chair for the APT’s NICU to El transition work group. She is a member of the APTA, the APPT, and the Illinois PT Association.
Financial: Paula Cox maintains a private practice. She is an adjunct professor at Midwestern University. Dr. Cox receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Paula Cox has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.