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Joshua Cohen Joshua Cohen
Professor of Medicine

Office Phone: 202-741-2489
Email: Email
Department: Medicine


  • BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970
  • MS, New York University, 1975
  • MD, New York University, 1978


Dr. Cohen received his M.D. at New York University School of Medicine and trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical Center. He was a Medical Staff Fellow at the National Institutes of Arthritis, Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and an Endocrinology and Metabolism Fellow at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center.

Dr. Cohen is a Fellow of The American College of Physicians. He is a member of professional societies including the American Diabetes Association, The Endocrine Society, The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and The American Thyroid Association. He is listed in America’s Best Physicians and in Washingtonian magazine as one of the region’s leading endocrinologists.

Dr. Cohen’s clinical and research interests include prevention of diabetes and treatment of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, thyroid disorders, polycystic ovary syndrome, endocrine disorders in pregnancy, and other endocrine diseases. Dr. Cohen has lectured extensively on these and other topics at regional, national and international meetings.

Dr. Cohen lives in Maryland. His hobbies include sailing, kayaking, bicycling, boat building, skiing, and running.

Dr. Cohen’s current research projects include:

  1. Integration of cell phone and web-based diabetes management
  2. Ultrasound stimulation of insulin secretion


Mobile health
Applications of technology to diabetes care
Qaulity improvement in diabetes care


  • Endocrinology and Metabolism


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Industry Relationships and Collaborations

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