Jay Cohen, MD, FACE

Dr. Cohen is the medical director of The Endocrine Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee. He was the first Fellow in the American College of Endocrinology in Memphis, Tennessee. He is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Tennessee and consultant in endocrinology at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. His training was at Washington University in St. Louis, Duke University, and the National Institutes of Health. He has been a member of the board of directors with The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

He is a member of American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), American Diabetes Association (ADA), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society (AOA), The Endocrine Society, and Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society (LWPES).

He has served as National and Regional Faculty for Eli Lilly, Pharmacia-Upjohn, Merck, Bristol Meyers Squibb, Genentech, Glaxo-SmithKline, Pfizer, Aventis, and Novartis Pharmaceuticals; been a peer reviewer for Journal of Pediatrics and Endocrine Practice Journal; and is or has been on review/advisory panels for Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medicare, and Prudential. He was recognized as Outstanding Teacher of The Year at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 2003 for his volunteer work with residents in the UT Department of Family Practice.

He is actively engaged in numerous phase 2 and 3 endocrine clinical research studies in areas such as inhaled insulins, new type 1 and 2 diabetes agents (glip-1, DPP4 and alpha and gamma dual PPAR agents), novel osteoporosis agents, and long acting growth hormones.

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.

He is married with 2 children, both who are in pubertal storm.