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Jennifer L. Cohen

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, Medical Genetics


Jennifer Cohen, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Medical Genetics. She attended Yale College and then received her MD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NYC. She completed a combined residency program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Pediatrics and Medical Genetics, before joining the faculty at Duke in 2019. Her research interests and expertise are in perinatal genetic medicine with a current focus on earlier diagnosis and management of rare genetic diseases. She is actively involved in the Pompe disease gene therapy trials at Duke. Her long-time research interests and training have led her to pursue the study of in utero treatment for lysosomal storage diseases and to pursue implementation of more rapid and comprehensive neonatal diagnostic testing in critically ill infants.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics · 2021 - Present Pediatrics, Medical Genetics, Pediatrics

Education, Training & Certifications

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai · 2015 M.D.