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John Joseph Cohrssen

John Joseph Cohrssen, American Lawyer, consultant ( law: pract. & administration, Cons.)General practiceAdministrative and regulatoryHealthlawyer, consultant. Served to major United States Public Health Service, 1967-1970.; Member American Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Arlington County Bar Association.

Background

  • Cohrssen, John Joseph was born on November 4, 1939 in New York City. Son of Hans and Alice (Natt) Cohrssen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science With honors, City College of New York, 1961. Master of Science, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1963. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1967.

    Career

    • Senior associate President's Advisory Council Executive Organization, 1970. Executive director White House Conference Youth, Drug Task Force, 1971. Counsel United States National Commission Diabetes, 1976, White House Conference Libraries and Information Services, 1979, United States Regulatory Council, 1979—1981.

      Office science and technical policy Executive office President, 1985—1986. Attorney advisor Council Environmental Quality, Executive Office of President, 1986—1989, senior advisor to the chairman, 1989—1990. Policy advisory to vice president, associate director President Council Competitiveness, 1990—1992.

      With United States Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee. Staff director Aging Subcommittee, Labor Subcommittee, Chief Minority council, 1993—1994. Counsel United States House Representatives Committee Commerce, 1995—1997.

      Staff director Congressional Biotechnology Caucus, 1995—1997. Consultant John Jay Cohrssen, 1998—2000. Member advisory board Public Health Policy, since 2000, executive director, since 2003.

      Executive office president, senior advisor National Science Foundation, 1986—1989. Member drug abuse advisory committee Food and Drug Administration, 1978—1980. Counsel Boasberg, Klores, Feldsman & Tucker, Washington, 1977—1985.

      President John Jay Cohrssen, Professional Corporation, Washington, Arlington, Virginia, 1972—1986. Consultant to various White House and government agencies on administrative regulatory and health law, information system, 1972—1986. Senior policy advisor National Science Foundation, 1986—1989.

      Consultant Bureau Justice Statistics, Bureau Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, Canada Commission Inquiry Non-Medical Use Drugs, Drug Abuse Council, Environmental Protection Agency, Food and Drug Administration, National Center Health Statistics, National Commission Marihuana and Drug Abuse, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute Drug Abuse, Office Management and Budget, Executive Office of President, White House Office Planning and Eval., White House Special Action Office for Drug Abuse Prevention. Member drug abuse advisory committee Food and Drug Administration, Organization Economic Cooperation and Development. Major United States Public Health Service, 1967-1970.

    Membership

    Member drug abuse advisory committee Food and Drug Administration, Organization Economic Cooperation and Development. Member of Arlington County Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Roberta Gross Cohrssen, August 27, 1965. Children: James, Noah.
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    Born November 4, 1939