Mark Cohen

Mark Cohen

Dean & Chief Academic Officer, Carle Illinois College of Medicine

Chair, Internal Advisory Council

Research Program: Cancer Discovery Platforms Bridging the Engineering-Biology Continuum
Strategic Theme: Drug Discovery

Mark Cohen was previously a professor of surgery and pharmacology at the University of Michigan, where he also served as the director of the Medical School Pathway of Excellence in Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the director of endocrine surgery research and innovation at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center. He earned a bachelor’s in chemical engineering and a medical doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis.

Cohen’s clinical interests and national expertise are in endocrine surgery. He has written and published 115 original articles, 12 book chapters, and a Medical Innovation and Entrepreneurship textbook. His research has been externally funded by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, the American Cancer Society, and the National Institutes of Health.