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Deborah Cohen Deborah Cohen

Senior Natural Scientist | RAND Corporation

Santa Monica, CA, UNITED STATES

Senior Natural Scientist at RAND Corporation and Professor at Pardee RAND Graduate School

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Deborah A. Cohen, MD, is a senior natural scientist at the RAND Corporation. Cohen received her BA at Yale University, MPH in epidemiology from the UCLA School of Public Health, and her MD from the School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. She has served on several advisory panels for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and was a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Brazil. She lives in Santa Monica, California.

Industry Expertise (2)

Health and Wellness Public Policy

Areas of Expertise (5)

Food Obesity Public Health Diet Exercise

Accomplishments (1)

Fullbright Senior Scholar (professional)

2000-01-01

Cohen was a visiting professor at Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil, where she taught and did research.

Education (3)

UCLA School of Public Health: M.P.H., Epidemiology 1986

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine: M.D., Medicine 1981

Yale University: B.A., Filmmaking 1976

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Affiliations (2)

  • RAND
  • American Public Health Association

Event Appearances (15)

"A Big Fat Crisis"

Book Talk  Politics and Prose, Washington DC

2014-01-24

"A Big Fat Crisis"

Speaker Series  Seattle Town Hall

2014-01-22

Physical Activity Surveillance: Making it Count

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists National Meeting, Keynote speaker  Pasadena, CA

2013-06-13

Programming Parks to Help People Be Healthy

Greater & Greener: Re-Imagining Parks for 21st Century Cities, International Urban parks Conference  New York, NY

2013-07-14

Stopping Obesity, a Public Health Perspective

Pediatric Academic Societies: Invited talk  Boston, MA

2012-04-30

Zoning Healthy– What can cities do?

2011 Planning Officials Forum  Richard Nixon Library, Orange County

2011-10-20

Parks and Physical Activity

Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference  San Diego, CA

2011-06-29

How Can Policy Advance Public Health?

LA County Heath Conference  Los Angeles, CA

2011-03-23

Age Differences in Response to Advertising

StanMark project policy meeting  Brussels, Belgium

2011-03-09

Preventing Chronic Disease: The Influence of Environmental Factors on Health

American Cancer Society, Midwest Nutrition and Physical Activity Summit  Minneapolis, MN

2010-05-18

Addressing the Obesity Epidemic and Chronic Diseases

Annual Meeting of Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists  Portland, OR

2010-06-08

Obesity Prevention

Metabolic and Eating Disorders Conference, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa and Direcção Geral de Saúde (National Health Authority)  Lisbon, Portugal

2010-06-18

“The Promise of Community Prevention for Improving the Health of Americans”

2010 Dialogue for Action Annual Meeting  Baltimore, MD

2010-03-26

The Environment and Public Policy: How Can We Impact Energy Balance?

American Heart Assoc. Annual meeting   Orlando, FL

2009-11-15

Policy & Environmental Change in Practice,

Texas! Bringing Healthy Back Statewide Obesity Partner Meeting & Summit  Austin TX

2009-06-14

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