Dr. Wilcox originates from Cincinnati, Ohio but grew up in Northern California. She came to Southern California for her undergraduate degree from Occidental College where she majored in biology and graduated Phi Beta Kappa. Then she attended medical school at the USC School of Medicine as a Dean’s Scholar. Following medical school, she completed her radiology residency and body imaging fellowship with USC. She then joined the faculty of USC’s Department of Radiology with a specialized interest in Cardiothoracic imaging. For the past eight years she has been the program director of the residency training program, and stepped down to assume the role of the director of Cardiothoracic imaging. She is also the Medical Director for Imaging, for Keck Hospital of USC.