9839-Cox, Elaine

Elaine G. Cox, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Elaine Cox, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, trained at Indiana University School of Medicine and has been faculty in the section of pediatric infectious disease since 1995. Dr. Cox currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Riley Children’s Health. Her areas of clinical interest have included HIV, cardiovascular surgery and related infections, infection prevention, and antimicrobial stewardship. Dr. Cox has served as medical director for the outpatient ID clinic at Riley, antimicrobial stewardship for pediatrics as well as the medical director of infection prevention and the clinical safety officer for Riley. . Dr. Cox is regular blog contributor for US News. Dr. Cox has found legislative work to also be a passion working on HIV legislation at the state level and testifying before Congress regarding hospital acquired infections. She resides in Indianapolis with her husband, also a physician, and is mother to 3 children.

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Education
    1993 RES Indiana University School of Medicine
    1993 RES Indiana University School of Medicine
    1990 MD Indiana University School of Medicine
    1990 MD Indiana University
    1990 MD Indiana University
    1986 BS Indiana University (Bloomington)
    1986 BS Indiana University
    1986 BS Indiana University
  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of HIV Medicine
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Infectious Diseases Society of America
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
    Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

    Infection prevention, antimicrobial stewardship, patient safety.

    Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

  • Awards
    Org: Indiana University SOM
    Desc: Recipient of the Recognizing External Achievements (REA) Award for IU School of Medicine, Chancellors Award Convocation
    Scope: School
    Date: 2015-01-01

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