After more than five decades with the American Red Cross, volunteer and Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter board member Dr. Roy E. Cox, Jr. has retired. Dr. Cox amassed an impactful legacy of service in the Pittsburgh community that touched the lives of many.
“The Red Cross has given me so many opportunities,” Dr. Cox said.
Dr. Cox began volunteering with the Red Cross in 1969. He spent time teaching training courses such as first aid and CPR, helping at blood drives, meeting with veterans at VA hospitals, assisting families after disasters and engaging youth volunteers.
“I will always treasure the memories, friends and networks I have established,” Dr. Cox said.
Dr. Cox is also retired from the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety where he served as a district chief of Emergency Medical Services. He will continue to teach part-time at Point Park University.