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academic administrator , educator , pediatrician

Sanford Ned Cohen, American pediatrics educator. member of the board health, Leonia, New Jersey, 1972-1974; member Board Police Commissioners, Detroit, 1995, chairman, 1997-1998.; Member American Pediat. Society, Midwest Society Pediatric Research (president 1979-1980), Society Pediatric Research (vice president 1980-1981).


Cohen, Sanford Ned was born on June 12, 1935 in New York City. Son of George M. and Fannie Leah (Epstein) Cohen.


1 child, Andrew B.; Bachelor of Arts, The Johns Hopkins University, 1956, Doctor of Medicine, 1960. Diplomate American Board Pediatrics.


Intern in pediatrics Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1960-1961, resident, 1961-1963. From instructor to associate professor New York University School Medicine, New York City, 1965-1974. Chairman, professor pediatrics Wayne State University School Medicine, Detroit, 1974-1981, professor pediatrics, 1991-1998, professor emeritus, since 1998, director Child Research Center, 1975—1981, associate dean, 1981-1986, director Development Disability Institute, 1983—1986, senior vice president academy affairs, provost, 1986-1991.

Pediatrician-in-chief Children's Hospital Michigan, Detroit, 1974—1981. Adjunct faculty University Michigan School Public Health, Ann Arbor, 1980—1990. Chair steering committee National Institutes of Health Network Pediatrics Pharmacology Research Units, 1994—1998, member advisory committee, 1999—2002.

Reviewer Institute Medicine National Academy of Sciences. Member professional advisory council Children's Medical Research Institute, Oklahoma City, since 1999. Volunteer consultant Lee Memorial Health Systems, Fort Myers, Florida, since 2000.

Member advisory board Children's Hospital Southwest Florida, since 2003. Chairman advisory committee to dean Florida Gulf Coast University, since 2006.


  • Diplomate American Board Pediatrics.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Progress in Drug Therapy in Children, 1981. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member board health, Leonia, New Jersey, 1972—1974. Member Board Police Commissioners, Detroit, 1995—1999, chairman, 1997—1998. Co-president Temple Judea, since 2004.

Member of Society Pediatrics Research (vice president 1980-1981), Senior and Retired Physicians Association (president 2001-2006), Midwest Society Pediatrics Research 1979-1980, American Pediatrics Society.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, golf.


Married Judith Luskind, June 22, 1958 (divorced 1984).; married Elizabeth Prevot, August 19, 1984 (divorced 1991). 1 child, Andrew B.

George M. Cohen

Fannie Leah (Epstein) Cohen

Elizabeth Prevot

Judith Luskind

Andrew B. Cohen