Marie Cox, Director
As the director of the South Southwest Prevention Technology Transfer Center (SSW PTTC), Marie is responsible for coordinating the delivery of training and technical assistance that accurately reflects the science of prevention and meets the evolving needs of the substance misuse prevention field. She ensures that the SSW PTTC team is able to effectively assess the needs of states, tribes, communities and organizations and that the team provides quality services that are timely, relevant, and effective.
Ms. Cox worked with the University of Oklahoma's Extended Campus to develop the first Master of Prevention Science (MPS) degree in the nation and developed core coursework for that degree. She is a Certified Prevention Specialist and holds a master's degree in sociology from the University of Texas and a certificate in distance education from Indiana.