Steven Fox, M.D., MSc

Steven Fox, M.D., MSc

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC


Phone: 323-226-6571

 Steven Fox, MD, MSc, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and a Fellow at the Schaeffer Center.  Dr. Fox is trained in internal medicine, pediatrics, public health, and quantitative policy analysis. His research focuses on methods to improve health outcomes through innovative use of available data. This includes using real-time predictive analytic techniques to identify high-risk patients so that healthcare resources can be reallocated to them dynamically.  He is also actively investigating improved decision analysis methods to enhance the uptake of new clinical evidence into practice.

Dr. Fox previously worked as a policy analyst at the RAND Corporation, a consulting specialist for the Los Angeles County Public Health System, and a financial analyst and project manager for a private investment group.

1) Baiocchi D, & Fox DS.  Surprise! – From Navy SEALs to CEOs: How professionals performing complex tasks cope with the unexpected.  (RAND Monograph – In Press)

2) Timbie JW, Fox DS, Schneider E, et al.  Five reasons that many comparative effectiveness studies fail to change patient care and clinical practice.  Health Affairs. 2012 Oct, 31(10) 2168-2175

3) Timbie JW, Ringel JS, Fox DS, et al.  Systematic review of strategies to allocate scarce resources during mass casualty events.  (Accepted by Annals of Emergency Medicine)

4) Timbie JW, Ringel JS, Fox DS, et al (RAND Corporation). Allocation of scarce resources during mass casualty events. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2012 Jun.  Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 207.   Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK98854/

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