Cheryl Cox, PhD

Cheryl Cox, PhD

Member, St. Jude Faculty


Epidemiology and Cancer Control

Contact Information

Cheryl Cox, PhD
Epidemiology and Cancer Control
MS 735
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105-3678
Phone: (901) 595-4789


BSN - Nursing, University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences at Memphis (1970)
MSN - Nursing, Vanderbilt University (1972)
PhD - Nursing, University of Rochester (1982)

Research Interests

Current Research

Current Research Consultations

Selected Publications

Cox CL,Zhu L, Steen BD, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Oeffinger KC. Survivor profiles for health-related concerns, motivation, and worry predict medical screening participation: The Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. PsychoOncology 2014 (in press). DOI: 10.1002/pon.3167.

Cox CL, Sherrill-Mittleman DA, Riley BB, Hudson MM, Williams LJ, Leisenring WM, Zacher MG, Robison LL. Development of a comprehensive health-related needs assessment for adult survivors of childhood cancer. J Cancer Surviv 7:1-19, 2013.

Green DM, Cox CL, Zhu L, Krull KR, Srivastava DK, Stovall M, Nolan VG, Ness KK, Donaldson SS, Oeffinger KC, Meacham LR, Sklar CA, Armstrong GT, Robison LL. Risk factors for obesity in adult survivors of childhood cancer. A Report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. JCO 30(3):246-55, 2012.

Cox CL, Zhu L, Finnegan L, Steen BD, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Oeffinger KC. Survivor profiles predict health behavior intent: the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Psychooncology 21(5): 469-78, 2012.

Ehrlich-Jones L, Lee J, Semanik P, Cox CL, Dunlop D, Chang RW. Relationship between beliefs, motivation and worries about physical activity and physical activity participation in persons with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care and Research. Arthritis Care and Research 63 (12):1700-5, 2011.

Ness KK, Morris EB, Nolan VG, Howell CR, Gilchrist LS, Stovall M, Cox CL, Klosky JL, Gajjar A, Neglia JP. Physical performance limitations among adult survivors of childhood brain tumors. Cancer 116:3034-44, 2010.

Montgomery M, Huang S, Cox CL, Leisenring WM, Oeffinger KC, Hudson MM, Ginsberg J, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Ness KK. Physical therapy and chiropractic use among childhood cancer survivors with chronic disease: Impact on health-related quality of life. J Cancer Surviv. 5(1):73-81, 2011.

Kunin-Batson A, Kadan-Lottick N, Zhu L, Cox CL, Bordes V, Srivastava DK, Zeltzer L, Robison LL, Krull KR. Predictors of independent living status in adult survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Pediatr Blood Cancer 57(7):1197-203, 2011.

Last update: February 2014