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Patricia Lynn Cox

Patricia Lynn Cox, American adult nurse practitioner. Registered Nurse, Virginia. Named one of Virginia's Best Nurses, 1999.


  • Cox, Patricia Lynn was born on August 25, 1958 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Robert Matthew Jackson and Agnes Fay (Forbes) Johnston.

  • Education

    • Associate of Applied Science, John Tyler Community College, Chester, Virginia, 1978. Bachelor of science in nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1995. Master of Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2002.


    • Staff nurse Wuesthoff Memorial Hospital, Rockledge, Florida, 1982-1983, Houston County Hospital, Warner-Robbins, Georgia, 1987, John Randolph Medical Center, Hopewell, Virginia, 1987-1988, Richmond (Virginia) Eye and Ear Hospital, 1988-1991. Nurse manager Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, Virginia, 1991-1998. Nurse director John Randolph Medical Center, Hopewell, since 1998.

      Women's health speaker to civic and community groups, Colonial Heights, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Virginia.


    The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    The life with Christ has nothing to do with being in a "church" atmosphere for all eternity. God’s salvation involves far more. He is planning to make his children productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Every Church member should be seeking in various ways to renew and expand the opportunities for Christian conversation about the things that matter.


    Commissioner History Society Board, Colonial Heights, 1996—2000. Founder Breast Cancer Support Group, Colonial Heights, 1996. Camp nurse Adult Wellness Camp, since 1997.

    Member city council City of Colonial Heights, Virginia, since 1996. Board directors Crater Disabilities Service Board, Petersburg, 1996—2000. Camp nurse Camp Hanover, Presbytery of the James, Mechanicsville, since 1991.

    Member of American Nurses Association, Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation, Oncology Nursing Society, Virginia Nurses Association, United Methodist Women, American Legion Auxiliary Post 284.



    Camping, walking, hiking, reading.


    • Married Stephen Wayne Cox, June 17, 1978. Children: Joshua Adam, Dana Marie.
    • father: Robert Matthew Jackson Johnston
    • mother: Agnes Fay (Forbes) Johnston
    • spouse: Stephen Wayne Cox
    • children: Joshua Adam Cox
    • Dana Marie Cox
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    Born August 25, 1958
    (age 59)
    • 1978
      John Tyler Community College
    • 1995
      Virginia Commonwealth University
    • 2002
      Virginia Commonwealth University
    • 1982 - 1983
      Staff nurse Wuesthoff Memorial Hospital
      Rockledge, Florida, United States
    • 1987
      Staff nurse Wuesthoff Memorial Hospital
    • 1987 - 1988
      Staff nurse Wuesthoff Memorial Hospital
      Hopewell, New Jersey, United States
    • 1988 - 1991
      Staff nurse Wuesthoff Memorial Hospital
    • 1991 - 1998
      nurse manager, Southside Regional Medical Center
      Petersburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1998
      nurse director, John Randolph Medical Center
      Hopewell, New Jersey, United States
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