Deon Cox-Hayley, DO
Dr. Deon Cox-Hayley is a Professor of Medicine and the Program Director for the Geriatrics Fellowship Program at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. She received her medical degree in 1986 from the University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, now known as Kansas City University in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Cox-Hayley is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, and Hospice and Palliative Care from the American Board of Internal Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas, School of Medicine in Wichita, Kansas.
Dr. Cox-Hayley is a member of the American Geriatric Society, the Christian Medical and Dental Association, the University of Kansas Alzheimer's Disease Center, and the Association of Directors of Geriatric Medicine Academic Programs. She was a member of the Geriatric Medicine Certification Standard Setting Panel for the American Board of Internal Medicine in 2019. Dr. Cox-Hayley was a finalist for the Joy McCann Professorship and was elected to the Gold Humanism Society in 2016.
Dr. Cox-Hayley has a wonderful husband and three children in their 20s. One daughter is ready to earn her Ph.D. in Neuroscience, and her other daughter is a biomedical engineer. Her son just graduated from osteopathic medical school at Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and just started his Internal Medicine residency. She enjoys writing about aging through the lens of a veteran Geriatrician. Her parents live nearby, and she cares for them, so she is a Geriatrician at work and at home. She loves spontaneous and fun adventures with friends and family.
Dr. Deon Cox-Hayley discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.