Professor Karen Cox

Registrant member

Current position and background

Karen Cox

Professor Karen Cox is currently Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Kent. Karen graduated from King’s College London with a BSc (Hons) and her RGN qualification in 1991.

She has held a number of clinical posts in Oxford, Southampton, Gloucestershire and Nottingham, specialising in Cancer Care and Community Health Care.

Karen completed her PhD at University of Nottingham, funded by the Cancer Research Campaign and was appointed a Professor in 2002. At Nottingham, she served as Head of the School of Nursing, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor.

Karen also holds Non-Executive roles in an NHS Trust, a Local Enterprise Partnership and an Applied Research Collaborative.

Register of interests

Term ends: 30 April 2023 (reappointed for second term from 1 May 2019 to 30 April 2023.)