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Bruce Michael Cohen

Bruce Michael Cohen, American psychiatrist, educator, scientist, health facility administrator. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology, 1979, National Board Medical Examiners, 1976, Massachusetts License, 1976.


Cohen, Bruce Michael was born on September 1, 1947 in University Heights, Ohio, United States. Son of Herschel and Natalie (Marshall) Cohen.


Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969. Doctor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, Department Biology, Cleveland, Ohio, 1975.


Clinical fellow in psychiatry Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1975—1978, instructor in psychiatry, 1978-1981, assistant professor psychiatry, 1981-1985, associate professor psychiatry, 1985-1995, professor psychiatry, since 1995, Robertson-Steele chair, professor psychiats., since 2007. Resident in psychiatry McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts, 1975-1978, chief resident in psychiatry, 1977-1978, assistant psychiatrist, 1978—1983, associate psychiatrist, 1984—1988, special assistant to the general director/psychiatrist-in-chief, 1987—1988, associate general director, 1988-1994, psychiatrist, since 1988, senior vice president research & training, 1994-1997, president, psychiatrist in chief, 1997—2005, head department psychiatry Medical School Harvard University, 1997—2005, director Shervert Frazier Research Institute, since 2006. Director adult psychiatry residency training program combined Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital, 1995—1997.

Visiting physician Massachusetts Institute of Technology Clinical Research Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1979—1985, visiting science, since 1993. Assistant chief clinical research section Mailman Research Center, Belmont, 1979—1981, associate chief clinical research section, 1981—1985, chief clinical research section Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory, 1981—1985, director Molecular Pharmacology Laboratory, since 1985. Consultant psychiatrist Westwood Lodge, Westwood, Massachusetts, 1986—1988.

Associate director Mental Health Clinical Research Center McLean Hospital, Belmont, 1981—1988, program director Biomedial Research Support Grant, 1988—1992, director residency training program, 1993—1997, director brain imaging program, 1993—1997. President McLean Health Services, Belmont, 1998—1999, director & Chief Executive Officer, 1999—2006.


Laureate investigator National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, 1989. Fellow Massachusetts Psychiatric Society, Society Magnetic Resonance, American Psychiatric Association, American College Neuropsychpharmacology. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Medical Association, Society Biological Psychiatry.


Married Marian A. Oliner, July 11, 1970. Children: Matthew, Laura.