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Jill Cox


Clinical Associate Professor

Rutgers University

Jill Cox, PhD, RN, APN-c, CWOCN is a Clinical Associate Professor at Rutgers University School of Nursing and maintains an active clinical practice as a Wound/Ostomy/Continence Advanced Practice Nurse at Englewood Health, Englewood, New Jersey. Dr. Cox’s program of research focuses on pressure injury risk in the critical care population and has been disseminated both nationally and internationally in peered reviewed publications, as well as podium and poster presentations. Her seminal research examined important pressure injury risk factors in adult critical care patients not measured in pressure injury risk assessment tools, and is currently one of the top 5 most cited publications of all time in the American Journal of Critical Care. Dr. Cox’s research contributed to the scientific evidence base for the development of the 2019 International Pressure Injury Prevention and Treatment Clinical Practice Guidelines. In 2014 and 2019 she also served as the leader for the critical care small working groups for the development of the International Pressure Injury Prevention and Treatment Clinical Practice Guidelines. Dr. Cox currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel, is the USA representative for the education committee for the World Council of Enterostomal Therapists and serves on the editorial advisory board for the journal Advances in Skin and Wound Care. Dr. Cox received her diploma in nursing from the Englewood Hospital School of Nursing, BSN from William Paterson College and both her MS and PhD in Nursing from Rutgers University.

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