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Virginia Cox, JD

Virginia Cox, JD brings a unique blend of high-level strategic communications skills and first-hand FDA experience to 3D clients.

Before rejoining 3D, Virginia was Associate Commissioner for the Office of External Affairs at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). As the FDA’s highest-ranking communications officer, Virginia provided strategic leadership and communications oversight to a wide range of agency activities.   While at the FDA, Cox was responsible for advising the Commissioner and other high-ranking officials on all communications related to FDA policies and activities and managing all media relations, digital media, and stakeholder outreach.

Before becoming Associate Commissioner, Virginia worked at 3D Communications providing strategic communications counsel and tactical support for clients.  Virginia has also served as a special assistant to the HHS Secretary, and as the FDA Commissioner’s director of outreach and strategic initiatives. Prior to that, she was senior vice president for communications and strategic initiatives at the Consumer Healthcare Products Association.  A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, Virginia received her law degree from the Georgetown University School of Law and is a member of the Maryland Bar.