Antoon Cox is Assistant Professor in Intercultural Communication at Utrecht University. He is also a research fellow at KU Leuven and Vrije Universiteit Brussel and a visiting scholar at the School of Medical Education at King's College London. Since 2023, he is co-chair of the Special Interest Group on "Language and Cultural Discordance in Healthcare Communication" at the International Association for Communication in Healthcare. Antoon is also a trainer and examiner of community interpreters. His research focuses on interpersonal communication in stressful multilingual settings such as emergency departments and asylum reception centers. It has been published in international peer-reviewed journals such as the Translator, Patient Education and Counseling, and Advances in Health Sciences Education.