Kerri Hecox is a family physician at La Clinica’s Birch Grove Health Center. Dr. Hecox earned her medical degree at the University of Colorado and a master’s degree in public health policy and administration at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She completed her residency in family medicine at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina, where she received the George T. Wolff Outstanding Resident Award and the Resident Teacher Award.
She has extensive training in the recognition and treatment of child abuse and served as the child abuse physician for Jackson County at the Children’s Advocacy Center from 2008 to 2013. She worked for La Clinica from 2005-2008 as a family physician and from 2005-2007 as medical director.
Dr. Hecox has a strong interest in the importance of social factors in relation to health, and is active in collaborating with social service agencies to address the needs of people they mutually serve. She serves on the board of the Family Nurturing Center and believes that strong family and social connections are keys to well-being.
She is married to Dr. Douglas Hecox, a nephrologist with Renal Care Consultants in Medford. They have two children and live in Jacksonville.