Alan B. Cohen, ScD
Professor
Boston University Questrom School of Business
Dept of Markets, Public Policy & Law

ScD, Harvard School of Public Health
MS, Harvard School of Public Health




Alan B. Cohen, Sc.D. is a Research Professor in the Markets, Public Policy and Law Department of the Questrom School of Business and Professor of Health Law, Policy and Management in the BU School of Public Health. He currently is the editor of The Milbank Quarterly. He was national program director for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research Program from 2013 to 2018, and also directed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Program from 1992 to 2016. At BU since 1994, he directed the Questrom School’s Health Care MBA Program for nine years (1994-2003), and the Boston University Health Policy Institute for ten years (2003-2013). His current research interests include: national health policy and health system reform; comparative health care systems; and evaluation of quality improvement initiatives. Earlier in his career, Dr. Cohen held faculty positions at Johns Hopkins University and Brandeis University, and spent eight years at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, serving as Vice President for Research and Evaluation for five years. He is principal author of Technology in American Health Care: Policy Directions for Effective Evaluation and Management (Michigan, 2004); co-editor of Medicare and Medicaid at 50: America's Entitlement Programs in the Age of Affordable Care (Oxford, 2015); and co-editor of "The Politics and Challenges of Achieving Health Equity," a special issue of the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (Duke, 2017). Dr. Cohen is an elected member of the National Academy of Social Insurance and previously served on the editorial boards of Health Affairs, Inquiry and the Journal of Health Organization and Management. In the past, he also was a John Evans Visiting Fellow at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand (fall 2010), a member of the Advisory Panel on Improving Healthcare Systems for the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (2013-2015), and a member of the International Scientific Advisory Group for the National Health Service's Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) in the West Midlands of the United Kingdom (2014-2018). He received his B.A. in psychology from the University of Rochester, and his M.S. and Sc.D. in health policy and management from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Health Law, Policy & Management




Editorial Direction for The Milbank Quarterly
08/01/2018 - 12/31/2019 (PI)
Milbank Memorial Fund


RWJF Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research Program - Technical Assistance and Direction
09/01/2016 - 06/30/2018 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


RWJF scholars in health policy research & RWJF investigator awards in health policy research programs
09/01/2015 - 12/31/2016 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


RWJF Scholars in Health Policy Research and RWJF Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research Programs
09/01/2014 - 08/31/2015 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research
09/01/2013 - 08/31/2014 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research NPO and Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research NPO
09/01/2012 - 08/31/2013 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Evaluation of the BMC Provider-Level Dashboard
01/01/2012 - 08/31/2012 (Subcontract PI)
Boston Medical Center Corporation Yankee Alliance


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Program
09/01/2011 - 08/31/2012 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation




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  1. Cohen AB. Living in a Covid-19 World. Milbank Q. 2020 06; 98(2):227-234. PMID: 32542882
     
  2. Cohen AB. In the March 2020 Issue of The Quarterly. Milbank Q. 2020 03; 98(1):5-9. PMID: 32182392
     
  3. Cohen AB. In the December 2019 Issue of the Quarterly. Milbank Q. 2019; 97(4):887-892.
  4. Cohen AB. In the September 2019 Issue of the Quarterly. Milbank Q. 2019 09; 97(3):627-630. PMID: 31512294
     
  5. Cohen AB. In the June 2019 Issue of the Quarterly. Milbank Q. 2019 06; 97(2):375-377. PMID: 31172598
     
  6. Cohen AB. In the March 2019 Issue of the Quarterly. Milbank Q. 2019 03; 97(1):7-10. PMID: 30883953
     
  7. Cohen AB. To Our Readers and Authors. Milbank Q. 2018 12; 96(4):611-614. PMID: 30474207
     
  8. Horný M, Shwartz M, Duszak R, Christiansen CL, Cohen AB, Burgess JF. Characteristics of State Policies Impact Health Care Delivery: An Analysis of Mammographic Dense Breast Notification and Insurance Legislation. Med Care. 2018 09; 56(9):798-804. PMID: 30036236
     
  9. Villa S, Restuccia JD, Anessi-Pessina E, Rizzo MG, Cohen AB. Quality improvement strategies and tools: A comparative analysis between Italy and the United States. Health Serv Manage Res. 2018 11; 31(4):205-217.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29486603
     
  10. Horný M, Cohen AB, Duszak R, Christiansen CL, Shwartz M, Burgess JF. Dense Breast Notification Laws: Impact on Downstream Imaging After Screening Mammography. Med Care Res Rev. 2020 04; 77(2):143-154. PMID: 29347864
     
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