Jay Cohen, MD
Dr. Cohen is Medical Director of The Endocrine Clinic, P.C., a private practice in adult and pediatric endocrinology in Southaven, Mississippi and Memphis, Tennessee. He is Clinical Assistant Professor in the Departments of Endocrinology and Family Medicine at the University of Tennessee and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Tennessee; consultant in endocrinology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; and Physician Volunteer with the Church Health Center in Memphis, Tennessee since 1984. He is also a Board member of Healthy Memphis, an organization that strategies to utilize specific disease management programs to improve the health of people with diabetes and obesity in Shelby County.
Dr. Cohen was honored by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in 2006 and is the recipient of the 2007 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist in the United States Award.
Dr. Cohen is actively engaged in numerous phase 2 and 3 endocrine clinical research studies in areas such as diabetes, osteoporosis, pubertal and growth disorders. A regular speaker at CME and physician update programs, Dr. Cohen has also served as a media consultant on diabetes to U.S. News and World Report, Parent Magazine, Ladies Home Journal, the Oprah Winfrey Show, and Fox 13 TV.
Dr. Cohen is the husband of 24 years to his wife, Hallie, former president of Bornblum Solomon Schechter School, and has two children, Rachel and Ted, who are college students.