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Patricia Lynn Cox

adult nurse practitioner

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.


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.


  • Registered Nurse, Virginia.


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.


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.


  • Other Interests

    Camping, walking, hiking, reading.


Married Stephen Wayne Cox, June 17, 1978. Children: Joshua Adam, Dana Marie.

Robert Matthew Jackson Johnston

Agnes Fay (Forbes) Johnston

Stephen Wayne Cox

Joshua Adam Cox

Dana Marie Cox


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.