Curriculum Vitae

STEVEN A. COHEN

Health Studies Program | Department of Kinesiology
University of Rhode Island
25 Independence Square
Kingston, Rhode Island 02881
steven_cohen at uri.edu

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EDUCATION

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
Doctor of Public Health, May 2008
Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health,
Population and Health Track, Advisor: Dr. Saifuddin Ahmed
Certificate: Health Finance and Management, received May 2007
Dissertation: “Vaccination coverage in children and area sociodemographic characteristics associated with pneumonia and influenza in the United States elderly”

Tufts University, Boston, MA, May 2003
Master of Public Health
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Applied Learning Experience: “The SEEDs of Gastrointestinal Disease: Socioeconomic, Environmental, and Demographic Factors Related to Three Potentially Waterborne Infectious Diseases in Massachusetts”

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, May 2001
Bachelor of Arts
Area of Concentration: Biology
Minor: Mathematics

AWARDS

  • Rural and Environment Award, American Public Health Association, Aging and Health Section, November 2017
  • Erickson Foundation Award for Research in Positive Aging, American Public Health Association, Aging and Health Section, November 2015
  • Rural and Environment Award, American Public Health Association, Aging and Health Section, November 2013
  • Rural and Environment Award, American Public Health Association, Aging and Health Section (honorable mention), October 2011
  • James G. Zimmer New Investigator Research Award, American Public Health Association, Gerontology Section, October 2009
  • Paul A. and Esther C. Harper Award in Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, May 2008
  • On-the-Spot Award, U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Methodology Research and Development Branch, August 2006
  • On-the-Spot Award, U.S. Census Bureau, Demographic Directorate, August 2006
  • Teaching Assistant Award, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, May 2006
  • Population Studies Traineeship, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, National Institutes of Health, August 2004 – August 2006
  • Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Tufts University School of Medicine, May 2003
  • Teaching Assistant Award, Northeastern University, November 2001
  • Justice Brandeis Scholarship, Brandeis University, August 1997 – May 1999

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, July 2016 – present
Assistant Professor

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, July 2012 – June 2016
Assistant Professor

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, July 2012- present
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, June 2008 – May 2012
Assistant Professor

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, September 2006 – June 2008
Research Assistant

United States Bureau of the Census, Suitland, MD, May – August 2006
Summer Intern

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, October 2004 – May 2006
Research Assistant

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, August 2003 – August 2004
Data Analyst, Research Assistant

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

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FUNDING SOURCES

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LANGUAGES

• English – native language
• Spanish – speak, read, and write with basic competence.

STATISTICAL SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

• SPSS – 15 years
• SAS – 14 years
• Stata – 2 years
• S-Plus – 1 year

MEMBERSHIPS

• American Public Health Association
• AcademyHealth
• Gerontological Society of America