Dr. Fox received his M.S. and veterinary medical degrees from the University of Illinois, and M.B.A. (entrepreneurialism and new ventures) and Ph.D. (pain management) degrees from Massey University in New Zealand. Dr. Fox served on the faculty of the veterinary teaching hospital at Mississippi State University, as product manager at Pioneer Hi-Bred International, senior lecturer in companion animal orthopedic surgery at Massey University, senior veterinary specialist at Pfizer Animal Health, and Director of Pain Management at Novartis Animal Health.
Prior to his career in veterinary medicine, Dr. Fox graduated with a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, and flew more than 300 combat missions as a naval aviator in Vietnam while serving concurrently as Officer of the Deck aboard the USS Enterprise. He enjoys dual U.S. and New Zealand citizenship, is a certified small animal surgical specialist in New Zealand, president of the Veterinary Orthopedic society for 2004, an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois, advisor to the University of Tennessee Pain Center, founding member of the Companion Animal Pain Management Consortium Leadership Council and a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Management.
Dr. Fox has authored more than 80 professional publications, 2 textbooks, 5 textbook chapters and 2 interactive CD/DVDs.