Megan Cox has lived in Edmond, Oklahoma, for the past eight years. Oklahoma is the seventh state she’s called home, but she’s proud to now be an “Okie.”
Megan earned her BA in Mass Communication from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (2002), and her MA in Mass Communication and Journalism from the University of Oklahoma (2007). She has worked in many media-related jobs, including several years in Washington DC as a public affairs specialist for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. While there, she joined an international task force to report on best practices for communicating statistics to the media and the public. Locally, she has written articles for the Edmond Sun and the Daily Oklahoman. Megan is currently on staff teaching strategic and digital communication for the University of Central Oklahoma.
Megan has a passion for health communication, especially in regard to digital and social media strategy. Her research interests lie in exploring new digital and social media platforms, especially those gaining global popularity, in order to better reach and engage specific populations.
Megan has been married to her college sweetheart for 17 years, and they have two children. When Megan isn’t chauffeuring them to school, gymnastics, hockey, music lessons, and church, she enjoys training for long-distance races, traveling, and writing novels for children.