Director of Trauma Research and Injury Prevention
Hackensack University Medical Center
Stephen M. Cohn MD FACS is Director of Trauma Research and Injury Prevention at Hackensack University Medical Center.
Dr.Cohn is a native of Oakland, California, and attended Baylor College of Medicine after completing a Biochemistry degree at University of California, Santa Barbara. He then completed his general surgical training and trauma/critical care fellowship at Boston University. He joined Yale University School of Medicine as Chief of the Trauma Service, but was called to serve with the US Army Medical Corp in Desert Storm. Upon return to New Haven, Dr. Cohn was asked to assume the position as Division Chief of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care where he built a successful ACS Level One Trauma Center, and a surgical critical care fellowship. In addition, he started an active research program utilizing animal models of trauma. Dr. Cohn later assumed the role of Medical Director of the Ryder Trauma Center, as the Robert Zeppa Endowed Professor of Surgery at the University of Miami and ran the Divisions of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Subsequently, he served as Chairman of the Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Dr. Cohn has produced more than 300 publications, has completed his sixth textbook, has had extensive funded research, is a member of many professional organizations, and has served as a reviewer for numerous journals, among many other activities. Dr. Cohn has been the recipient of several teaching awards, including the Teacher of the Year awards at Boston University, University of Massachusetts, Yale, and Northwell Health, and a Lifetime Achievement in Education award from University of Miami Department of Surgery. He is most proud, professionally, of the large number (>100) of ICU, Trauma, and Research Fellows and the numerous residents and students that he has had the opportunity to help educate.
Friday, September 18, 2020
10:54 AM – 11:00 AM