Phone: 902-473-7811
Fax: 902-473-2434
Mailing Address: 
Division of Cardiology
QEII - Halifax Infirmary (HI) Site
Suite 2147 Halifax Infirmary Building
1796 Summer Street
Halifax, NS B3H 3A7
Research Topics:
  • cardiovascular outcomes


Dr. Cox has expertise in large public-private research partnerships as well as population-based, province-wide studies involving outcomes management and knowledge translation, including IMPACT-AF and the GENESIS Study. Dr. Cox was a consultant to the New Brunswick Government regarding tertiary cardiovascular services in that province and is the scientific advisor to the Government of Nova Scotia’s cardiac care program.

Research interests

Dr. Jafna Cox completed his term as the Heart and Stroke Foundation Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Outcomes at the end of June 2021. His research foci are the prevention of cardiovascular disease, understanding how differing provincial drug policies may be having a variable effect on patient health outcomes, and the rapid and effective translation of available research knowledge into clinical practice.