Daniel L. Cohen, M.D.
Dr. Cohen has a distinguished career as a Department of Defense military physician whose culminant responsibilities were as Chief Medical Officer and Executive Medical Director of the Department of Defense TRICARE program at the Pentagon supervising clinical benefits and quality of healthcare services provided to over 9,000,000 beneficiaries worldwide. In this capacity he was responsible for oversight of clinical quality across the spectrum of care in military hospitals and clinics and the complex contracted purchased care programs. As Director, Office of the Chief Medical Officer he supervised the Department of Defense Patient Safety Program and development of the Population Health and Medical Management Program, the DoD initiative. In addition, Dr. Cohen served as the Dean for Student Development, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. Cohen's military career of nearly 30 years consisted of numerous clinical, academic, administrative and operational assignments including that of senior US military medical commander (Commander, 39th Tactical Group Air Transportable Hospital) deployed in support of the Kurdistan Refugee Emergency in the aftermath of Gulf War I in March 1991. It was during this deployment that Dr. Cohen acquired intimate first-hand experience with the impact of ethnic population control policies and genocidal actions on humankind. Dr. Cohen's breadth of experiences thus includes public health, emergency medical planning and deployment/refugee medicine.
Dr. Cohen retains adjunct faculty appointments at both the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland in the Department of Pediatrics and at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland in the Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics and has previously held appointments at Harvard Medical School, Eastern Virginia Medical School and Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP) and a Senior Fellow of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health of the United Kingdom (FRCPCH).