Board Members

Robert L. Cohen, M.D.

Bobby Cohen is a retired physician. Dr. Cohen graduated from Bayside High School, received his undergraduate degree from Princeton, his MD from Rush Medical College in Chicago, and trained in Internal Medicine at Cook County Hospital. Dr. Cohen worked on Rikers Island as the Director of the Montefiore Rikers Island Health Services, served as the Vice President for Medical Operations of the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation, and as the Director of the AIDS Center at St. Vincent's Hospital.

He has served as a Federal Court appointed monitor overseeing medical care for prisoners in Florida, Ohio, New York State, Michigan, and Connecticut. He represented the American Public Health Association on the National Commission for Correctional Health Care for 17 years. He is extremely honored to be a member of the NYC Board of Correction.