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Pediatric hematology and oncology educator

Harvey Joel Cohen, American Pediatric hematology and oncology educator. Achievements include research on continuous assay for superoxide production, effect of selenium on synthesis of glutatnione peroxidase, relationship of in vitro and in vivo killing of leukemic cells by asparaganse. Training grantee National Institute General Medical Sciences, 1983-1990, National Institute Child Health and Human Development, 1990-1994.

Background

Cohen, Harvey Joel was born on July 4, 1943 in New York City. Son of Phillip and Ida (Teitel) Cohen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Brooklyn College, 1964. Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Duke University, 1970.

Career

Intern, Children's Hospital, Boston, 1970-1971; resident, Children's Hospital, Boston, 1973-1974; instructor pediatrics, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, 1974-1976; assistant professor, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, 1976-1979; associate professor, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, 1979-1981; associate professor pediatrics, U. Rochester (New York) Medical Center, 1981-1984; professor, U. Rochester (New York) Medical Center, 1984-1993; associate department chairman, U. Rochester (New York) Medical Center, 1987-1993; chief pediatric hematology and oncology, U. Rochester (New York) Medical Center, 1981-1993; professor, department chairman pediatrics, Stanford (California) U. School Medicine, since 1993; chief staff, Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, 1993-1998. Medical advisor Montgomery Medical Ventures, San Francisco, 1984-1997. Science advisor St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, 1985-1990.

Chairman hematology study section National Institutes of Health, Washington, 1986-1988.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in on continuous assay for superoxide production, effect of selenium on synthesis of glutatnione peroxidase. Research in relationship of in vitro and in vivo killing of leukemic cells by asparaganse clinical trials in childhood leukemia. Research in comparative proteomics in pediatric diseases.

Works

Membership

Medical director Camp Good Days and Special Times, Rochester, 1981—1993, Monroe County chapter Am.Cancer Society, Rochester, 1983—1993. Medical director Rochester branch Cooley's Anemia Foundation, 1984—1993. Board directors Lucile Pakcard Children's Hospital, 1993—1997, Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, 1997—2000, Lucile Pakcard Children's Hospital, 2000—2006, Ronald McDonald House of Palo Alto, California, 1995—2005, Children's Health Council, 1996—2005.

Member Society for Pediatric Research (president 1988-1989), American Society for Clinical Investigation, American Pediatric Society.

Connections

Married Ilene Verne Bookseger, August 15, 1965. Children: Philip Jason, Jonathan Todd.

father:
Phillip Cohen

mother:
Ida (Teitel) Cohen

spouse:
Ilene Verne Bookseger

child:
Jonathan Todd Cohen

child:
Philip Jason Cohen