Chari Cohen, PhD, MPH
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 923-7583 fax
PhD, Drexel University
MPH, Temple University
BS, Lafayette College
Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health
Research Interests and Practice
Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer Cancer Health Disparities Asian American and Pacific Islander Health Healthcare Access Community-Based Participatory Research
Program Planning, Implementation and Evaluation
Dr. Chari Cohen is Director of Public Health for the Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF) in Doylestown, PA. For the past 15 years, she has planned, implemented and evaluated community programs and research projects focusing on hepatitis B and liver cancer. Her research focuses on reducing hepatitis B-related health disparities, including developing culturally competent models for improving healthcare access. Dr. Cohen is Co-Founder and Director of Hep B United Philadelphia, a coalition and campaign to increase testing, vaccination and linkage to care in Asian and Pacific Islander communities. Nationally, she is Chair of CHIPO: Coalition Against Hepatitis for People of African Origin. She is also Co-Founder and Adviser to Hep B United, a national coalition in 14 states to address and eliminate hepatitis B. She sits on the steering committee for the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) and currently serves as Policy Chair for the Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of the American Public Health Association. Dr. Cohen received her MPH from Temple University and her DrPH in Community Health and Prevention from Drexel University School of Public Health.
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