Carol Cohen is a medical communication specialist assisting with all aspects of publication support, including the writing and editing of abstracts, posters, and manuscripts.
She coordinates all aspects of publication submissions, including reconciling co-author comments and responding to reviewer comments. She provides medical writing expertise for publications in many therapeutic areas and for a wide array of study designs for health economics and outcomes research including burden of illness, comparative effectiveness, and cost effectiveness.
Prior to joining Avalere, Carol was a senior medical writer for Premier Healthcare. Medical writing experience includes work for the pharmaceutical and device industries on a variety of clinical topics such as Crohn’s Disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, abdominal aneurysm repair, opioid utilization, community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, atrial fibrillation, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, wound healing, respiratory distress syndrome, hospital-acquired postoperative infections, and oncology treatments.
Carol has more than 30 years of preclinical and clinical research experience, having begun her career as a research specialist at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Upon moving to Temple University School of Medicine, she was appointed director of Cardiac and Thoracic Research and research instructor of surgery. In these roles, she directed and supervised laboratory research and participated in clinical drug and device trials. She subsequently assumed the positions of research director for the Department of Surgery and education coordinator for the Surgical Residency Program, where she instructed undergraduate, graduate medical students, nurses, and residents in laboratory techniques, research methods, and scientific writing. She has authored/co-authored numerous abstracts, manuscripts, review articles, and book chapters in the field of blood-surface interactions and cardiothoracic, vascular, trauma, critical care, and gastrointestinal surgeries.
Carol holds a BA degree with a major in biology from Temple University.