Fox is the co-director of the Rush Neuroscience Institute. From 1985-98, he was a co-director of the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center.
"Jack" joined Rush's medical staff and faculty in 1973. A native of Chicago, Fox graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1967.
Following an internship in medicine at Presbyterian-St.Luke's Hospital, which became Rush University Medical Center in 2003, Fox completed his neurology residency at Barnes Hospital (Washington University) in St. Louis. He was subsequently named chief of neurology at DeWitt Army Hospital in Belvoir, Virginia.
Fox is board certified in neurology. His longtime professional interest in cerebral decline as it relates to aging led to a research career focused on Alzheimer's disease. His particular interest is in clinical issues, including accurate diagnosis, medical management and maintaining maximum function in Alzheimer's disease patients.
Fox has been chair of Neurological Sciences at Rush since January 1990.