Jay N. Cohn, MD

Jay N. Cohn, MD


Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

Dr. Cohn has concentrated on developing cardiovascular assessment and therapy procedures, and written extensively about hypertension, congestive heart failure, vascular compliance and other related topics. 

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiology
  • Prevention
  • Preventive Cardiology

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


  • Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA


  • Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Recognition and Leadership


  • Distinguished Scientist Award, American Heart Association (2010)
  • International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences Life Achievement Award (2009)
  • Alumni Association Award of Distinction, Weill Medical College of Cornell University (2007)
  • Mastership, American College of Physicians (2007)
  • Clinical Scholar Award, University of Minnesota, (2006)
  • Heart Failure Society of America Lifetime Achievement Award, (2006)
  • Distinguished Scientist Award-Clinical Domain (2005)


  • President, International Society of Hypertension (1996)
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Committee (1996-1998)
  • Director, Rasmussen Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
  • President, International Society of Cardiovascular Phamacotherapy (2008-2010)
  • Member, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Sydney, Australia (1997)

Academic Information


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