Elizabeth Cohen Biography
Elizabeth Cohen is a media personality working for CNN as a senior medical correspondent for CNN’s Health, Medical and Wellness unit. She reports on breaking medical news and health consumer reporting on CNN and CNN.com.
Elizabeth Cohen Age
Elizabeth has not disclosed her age to the public.
Elizabeth Cohen Education
Elizabeth graduated from Columbia College with a Bachelors Degree in History. She has a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Boston University.
Elizabeth Cohen Family
Cohen is the daughter of Charles A. Schwartz and Sheila Fay. She has three siblings; Pamela Fay Cohen, Julia Molly Healy and David Ansin Schwartz.
Elizabeth Cohen Husband
Cohen is married to Tal Cohen who is an Israel-born entrepreneur. The couple has four children together.
Elizabeth Cohen Journalist
Elizabeth began her career in media as an associate producer of Green Watch, an environmental television program on WLVI in Boston. She later joined States News Service in Washington, D.C. as a reporter and then The Times Union newspaper in Albany, N.Y., where she won a Hearst Award.
Elizabeth Cohen CNN
Cohen joined CNN in 1991 as a reporter on health and wellness issues arising from major disasters. She is currently the senior medical correspondent for CNN’s Health, Medical and Wellness unit, reporting breaking medical news and health consumer reporting on CNN and CNN.com. She has reported for four primetime specials for CNN.
Some of her reportings include; In 2010 she reported on the Haitian earthquake and theoil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. She also reported on the whistleblower exclusive with a fisherman’s wife who was among the first to speak out about the health concerns of fishermen now working for BP as clean-up workers. In Haiti, Cohen reported from a makeshift hospital, bringing insights to the injury triage, the complications of transporting critical patients to the U.S., and the lack of medical infrastructure and resources. In 2011, she contributed follow-up reporting on relocated earthquake survivors.
She also covered the Virginia Tech student shootings, adding clarity to the global response to H1N1 influenza, and from Peru on medical researchers researching female hormone botanicals.
Cohen reported on the aftermath of the destruction of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, contributing to CNN’s Peabody and EMMY® Award-winning coverage through stories about airlifts of premature babies from flooded neonatal intensive care units and reports on displaced cancer patients in desperate need of treatment. She contributed to CNN’s EMMY® Award-winning coverage of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, reporting with sensitivity and professionalism on the rescue and recovery at Ground Zero and the search for missing people in lower Manhattan.
Elizabeth Cohen Honors
In 2006 Elizabeth received a Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists and a National Headliner Award for “A Lesson Before Dying,” a feature on the medical decisions made by a Georgia man at the end of his life.
In 2007, Cohen was honored by the Newswomen’s Club of New York and the New York Association of Black Journalists for the feature African-Americans and Bone Marrow Transplants.
In 2007 she was honored by The Mental Health America Media Awards for Perfection Obsession, a feature focusing on a teen’s battle against obsessive-compulsive disorder.
In 2008 she received a Gracie Award from American Women in Radio and Television for Where’s Molly?, a feature on a man’s search for his sister nearly 50 years after she was placed in a residential mental health institution.
Elizabeth Cohen Net worth
Elizabeth’s net worth is under review.