Oren Cohen

Oren J. Cohen, M.D. is Chief Medical and Scientific Officer for Quintiles Transnational Corporation and Clinical Professor of Medicine on the Infectious Diseases faculties at Duke University School of Medicine and the George Washington University Medical Center. A magna cum laude graduate of Brandeis University and member of Phi Beta Kappa, Dr. Cohen is also an Alpha Omega Alpha honors graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Cohen completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the New York Hospital/Cornell University Medical Center, where he served as Assistant Chief Resident in 1989-1990; he received the Richard Bowman award for dedication to medicine in 1990. He served from 1990-1991 as Clinical Instructor in Medicine at the New York Hospital's AIDS treatment center. Dr. Cohen completed his fellowship in Infectious Diseases in 1994 at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Dr. Cohen spent seven years conducting basic and clinical HIV/AIDS research as a Fellow, Clinical Associate, and Medical Officer in the NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation. Dr. Cohen was appointed Assistant Director for Medical Affairs at NIAID, where he also served on the Department of Health and Human Services/Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Panel on Clinical Practices for the Treatment of HIV Infection, which formulates the national Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents. Dr. Cohen's industry experience is concentrated in antiviral drug development, with particular emphasis in the areas of HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. He served as Vice President for Medical and Scientific Services and Medical Director of the Northeast U.S. Region within Quintiles from September 2003-September 2004


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