• Ford Vox is a frequent contributor for CNN Opinion. A physician and journalist, Vox informs his analysis of the health care industry, health policy and medical science with his own experiences practicing medicine.

    Vox is a brain injury specialist at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, where he focuses on the management of complicated cases, including disorders of consciousness, dual brain and spinal cord injuries, and associated polytrauma. He is the on-air medical analyst for Atlanta's NPR station WABE 90.1.

    He graduated from Rhodes College and the University of Alabama School of Medicine before going on to Washington University in St. Louis and Boston University for his residency and fellowship training, respectively.

    He holds academic appointments with the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and the Emory Center for Injury Control.

    Vox's articles have also been featured by The Atlantic, Bloomberg, Reuters, Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report.