Kimberleigh Cox

Kimberleigh Cox

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-6593 Cowell Hall 209

Biography

Dr. Cox is a board-certified adult nurse practitioner and an adult psychiatric nurse practitioner and public health nurse. Her specialty interests and NP work are in psychiatric mental health, addiction medicine, behavioral and community health of vulnerable populations, advocacy, and psychiatric consultation.  She brings her clinical experience, interests, and passion for community mental health to her teaching, service, clinical work, and volunteerism.

Appointments
Faculty Chair Honors College
Faculty Advisor Tri Gamma Nursing Society
DNP student's Committee Chair and Committee Member
Deans Medal Recipient for Professionalism, USF DNP
Academic Standards Committee, SONHP
Affiliate Behavioral Health Faculty Appointment
CIRP Advisory Workgroup, SONHP
Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Scholar, UCSF and SFVA, PADREC Center, The Parkinson Council
Expert Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Panel Representative UCSF Federal Grant Project, Development of Adult Depression Graduate Educational Modules
USF Disability Issues Committee
USF Best Practices in Hybrid Learning FLC
Education
DNP, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, University of San Francisco
MSN, Adult and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program, University of California, San Francisco
BA, Brown University, Providence, RI
Experience
Behavioral Health-Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Public Health, Community Health Nursing of Vulnerable Populations
Cognitive-Behavioral Modalities & Motivational Approaches
Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders Management
Expertise
Behavioral Health-Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Public Health, Community Health Nursing of Vulnerable Populations
Cognitive-Behavioral Modalities & Motivational Approaches
Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders Management
Selected Publications

Cox, Kimberleigh (2018). Bipolar and Related Disorders. Signs, symptoms and treatment strategies. Western Schools. Brockton, MA. (2nd ed). ISBN: 978-1-68041-449-3.

Primary Peer Reviewer for Depression: A Major Public Health Concern, 1st ed. (2018, in progress). Western Schools. Brockton, MA.

Adult Depression Modules; Co-author and Psychiatric NP expert panel member of multi-disciplinary national educational grant project to develop teaching modules for psychiatric and behavioral health students (UCSF collaboration) 2010-2014.

Goldenberg, I. M., Mueller, T, Fierman, E. J., Gordan, A., Pratt, L. Cox, K., Park, T., Lavori, P., Goisman, R. M., & Keller, M. B. (1995, Sept/Oct). The Specificity of Substance Use in Anxiety Disordered Subjects, Comprehensive Psychiatry, 36 (5) 319-328. Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI, USA. Multicenter Study.

Editorial Acknowledgment by Dr. Charles De Battista M.D., Stanford University, School of Medicine and Department of Psychiatry, Textbook, Medical Management of Depression, De Battista, 1997.

Anxiety Outreach Newsletter, Contributor in collaboration with the President of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America; Washington, D. C. 1990-1992.

Awards & Distinctions

Dean’s Medal Recipient for Professionalism, USF DNP

Presentations & Publications

Cox, Kimberleigh (2018). Bipolar and Related Disorders. Signs, symptoms and treatment strategies.Western Schools. Brockton, MA. (2nd ed). ISBN: 978-1-68041-449-3.

Primary Peer Reviewer for Depression: A Major Public Health Concern, 1st ed. (2018, in progress). Western Schools. Brockton, MA.

Presenter, National Medical-Surgical Conference; April 2015; Managing psychiatric symptoms and challenging behaviors in the medical-surgical patient: Evidence-based strategies and tools for your trade (toolkit). South San Francisco, Convention Center, South SF, CA.

Presenter, University of San Francisco SONHP-sponsored Training in collaboration with USF School of Education; October 2010; Developed and implemented an 8 hour interactive CE skill-based training for healthcare professionals. "An Educational Workshop: Introducing an evidence-based psychotherapy strategy "Tool kit" for the treatment of Chronic Depression". University of San Francisco, SF, CA.

Presenter, Northern California Psychiatric Society (NCPS) 2007; Cognitive Behavioral Analysis Systems Psychotherapy (CBASP) EB strategies to manage chronically depressed patients; Presenter. Squaw Valley Resort, Lake Tahoe, CA.

Adult Depression Modules; Co-author and Psychiatric NP expert panel member of multi-disciplinary national educational grant project to develop teaching modules for psychiatric and behavioral health students (UCSF collaboration) 2010-2014.

Goldenberg, I. M., Mueller, T, Fierman, E. J., Gordan, A., Pratt, L. Cox, K., Park, T., Lavori, P., Goisman, R. M., & Keller, M. B. (1995, Sept/Oct). The Specificity of Substance Use in Anxiety Disordered Subjects, Comprehensive Psychiatry, 36 (5) 319-328. Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI, USA. Multicenter Study.

Editorial Acknowledgment by Dr. Charles De Battista M.D., Stanford University, School of Medicine and Department of Psychiatry, Textbook, Medical Management of Depression, De Battista, 1997.

Anxiety Outreach Newsletter, Contributor in collaboration with the President of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America; Washington, D. C. 1990-1992s