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Andrew Jonathan Cohen


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Andrew Jonathan Cohen


Andrew J. Cohen, M.D. is Professor Emeritus of Medicine at Brown University – Warren Alpert Medical School and Lecturer at Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Cohen is a graduate of Wesleyan University (Middletown, Connecticut) and received his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. After internship and residency (Internal Medicine) at Boston City Hospital, he had a clinical and research fellowship in Nephrology at Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Cohen's research interests include the renin-angiotensin system, diabetic kidney disease, and the impact of health policy on the treatment of kidney failure. He had a 24-year career at the University of Massachusetts Medical School during which time served as Vice Chancellor for Education. In 2002, he was appointed Chief of Nephrology at the Ochsner Health System in New Orleans during which time he was active in the recovery from Hurricane Katrina.

He returned to New England in February 2008 to take on his position at Brown and currently teaches at the Yale School of Medicine.

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