Jay  Cohn MD

Jay Cohn MD

Jay N. Cohn, MD., is Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School and Director of the Rasmussen Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. He was Director of the University’s Cardiovascular Division from 1974-96. He is widely recognized for his contributions to an understanding and management of hypertension, coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction and heart failure. He is the author of the scientific memoir “Saving Sam: Drugs, Race, and Discovering the Secrets of Heart Disease”. He has published over 750 scientific papers and has been honored for his research accomplishments by the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, American Society of Hypertension, Heart Failure Society of America, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Cornell University and the University of Minnesota. He holds a number of patents on devices and drugs used to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease.