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Christopher Ethan Cox

Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Duke Box 102043, Durham, NC 27710
Dept of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Crit, Durham, NC 27710

Research Interests


Palliative care delivery interventions
Psychological distress interventions
Health technology
Mobile app interventions
Narrative medicine
ICU-based clinical trials
Echocardiography
Collaboration

Selected Grants


Mid-Atlantic praGmatic NETwork for Inclusive Clinical trials in emergency care (MAGNETIC)

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Racial disparities in shared decision making for patients with acute respiratory failure

ResearchMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

Duke Program of Training in Pulmonary ReSearch to Promote, Engage and Retain Academic Researchers (PROSPER)

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2026

Pneumonia Direct Pilot (PDP)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by DCRI-Duke-Site · 2023 - 2026

Towards a trauma-informed intensive care unit

ResearchMentor · Awarded by Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Inc. · 2023 - 2026

Mid-Atlantic praGmatic NETwork for Inclusive Clinical trials in emergency care (MAGNETIC)

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Racial disparities in shared decision making for patients with acute respiratory failure

ResearchMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

Duke Program of Training in Pulmonary ReSearch to Promote, Engage and Retain Academic Researchers (PROSPER)

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2026

Pneumonia Direct Pilot (PDP)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by DCRI-Duke-Site · 2023 - 2026

Towards a trauma-informed intensive care unit

ResearchMentor · Awarded by Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Inc. · 2023 - 2026

Reducing Disparities in the Quality of Palliative Care for Older African Americans Through Improved Advance Care Planning

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute · 2017 - 2025

Decision Making for Infants with Neurologic Conditions

ResearchAdvisor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

Pain Management Decision Making in Advanced Kidney Disease

ResearchCo-Mentor · Awarded by Regents of the University of Michigan · 2023 - 2024

1/2 Ganciclovir To Prevent Reactivation Of Cytomegalovirus In Patients With Acute Respiratory Failure And Sepsis

Clinical TrialPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center · 2022 - 2024

PCplanner: Operationalizing needs-focused palliative care for older adults in ICUs

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

Optimizing a self-directed mobile mindfulness intervention for improving cardiorespiratory failure survivors' psychological distress

Clinical TrialPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2023

NCCN Foundation 2021 Young Investigator Award - Intervention Mapping to Improve Lung Cancer Screening Among Black Veterans

ResearchMentor · Awarded by National Comprehensive Cancer Network · 2021 - 2023

Racial Disparities in Emotion-Handling in the ICU

ResearchMentor · Awarded by American Thoracic Society · 2022 - 2023

A Randomized Trial of Scalable, Interactive Tool to Support Surrogate Decision Makers of Elderly Critically Ill pAtients

Clinical TrialPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Pittsburgh · 2022 - 2023

FHCC - Fixed Price

Clinical TrialPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center · 2022 - 2022

Ganciclovir to Prevent Reactivation of Cytomegalovirus in Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure and Sepsis

Clinical TrialPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center · 2022 - 2022

Prediction of Functional Outcomes from Chronic Critical Illness

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2016 - 2021

Interdisciplinary Training Program in Lung Disease

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2021

Optimizing a self-directed mobile copying skills training intervention for improving cardiorespiratory failure survivors

Clinical TrialPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2021

Needs and triggers: improving intensive care unit-based palliative care delivery

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2021

HABP/VABP

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Food and Drug Administration · 2016 - 2019

Improving decision making for patients with prolonged mechanical ventilation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2018

Reevaluation Of Systemic Early neuromuscular blockade

Clinical TrialPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Vanderbilt University · 2017 - 2018

Mobile Mindfulness to Improve Psychological Distress after Critical Illness

Clinical TrialPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2017

Informing Decisions in Chronic Critical Illness: An RCT

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Mount Sinai School of Medicine · 2010 - 2016

Early Rehabilitation in Critical Care-Supine Cycling and Functional Electrical Stimulation

Clinical TrialCollaborator · Awarded by American Thoracic Society · 2014 - 2015

SAILS

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2010 - 2014

Mitochondrial biogenesis in sepsis-induced organ dysfunction

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2013

Measuring/Improving Quality of Life in Acute Lung Injury

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2005 - 2010