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Mark Cohen

Dean and Chief Academic Officer, Carle Illinois College of Medicine

Chair, Internal Advisory Council

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, director of endocrine surgery research and innovation chief 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 the areas of endocrine surgery. He has written and published 115 original articles, 12 book chapters and a textbook on Medical Innovation and Entrepreneurship. His research has been externally funded by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, the American Cancer Society and the National Institutes of Health.