Cohen honored as Exempla Lutheran Medical Center Physician of the Year

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Canyon Courier columnist Dr. Ken Cohen was honored this month as the Exempla Lutheran Medical Center Physician of the Year. Cohen is chief medical officer for New West Physicians and has practiced internal medicine at the Evergreen New West office for the past 16 years. He is an experienced physician leader and researcher who has attained local and national recognition for research in the areas of internal medicine and health care quality improvement.

Cohen has successfully developed, directed and reported numerous clinical quality studies in primary care, including osteoporosis, asthma, diabetes, hypertension and ischemic vascular disease. He has presented at local and national conferences and symposia, and has authored numerous publications.

Cohen is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the School of Pharmacy. He holds degrees from Dickinson College and Hahnemann University. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.