Department of
Internal Medicine at Highland Hospital
A member of Alameda Health System


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Jenny Cohen, MD, MPH
Division: Internal Medicine
Core Faculty


UCSF / University of California Primary Care Program

Clinical Interest:

Chronic pain, preventative care, sexual health, evidence-based medicine

Research Interest:

Quality improvement, Graduate Medical Education, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Population Health

Recent Publications:

1. Loring Z, Cohen JK, Morgan J, Yang J, Zimmet J. The late presenting STEMI: How

EKG scores can be used to estimate event time. J Electrocardiol. 2016 Jul 5. Pii:

S0022-0736. PMID: 27426204.

2. Cohen J K, Santos GM, Moss NJ, Coffin PO, Block N, Klausner JD. Regular Clinic

Attendance in Two Large San Francisco HIV Primary Care Settings. AIDS Care.

2015 Dec 11:1-6 PMID: 26654093

3. Ciccarone D, Unick J, Cohen JK, Mars S, Rosenblum, D. Nationwide Increase in

Hospitalizations for Heroin-related Soft Tissue Infections: Associations with

Structural Market Conditions. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Jun1; 163:126-33. PMID:


4. Cohen JK, Lo YR, Caceres CF, Klausner JD. WHO guidelines for HIV/STI

prevention and care among MSM and transgender people: implications for policy and

practice. WHO guideline working group. Sex Trasm Infect. 2013 Nov; 9(7):536-8.

PMID: 24123866

5. Cohen JK, Flynn R, Boylan R, Klausner JD. Acceptability of Fingerprint Scanning

for Personal Identification Among Patients Seeking HIV/STI-related services, Los

Angeles, 2011. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Dec 1;61(4): e59-60. PMID:


6. Cohen JK, Cisco RM, Scholten A, Mittmaker E, Duh QY . Case Report:

Pheochromocytoma crisis resulting in acute heart failure and cardioembolic stroke in

a 37-year-old man. Surgery 2014 Apr; 155(4):726-7. PMID: 23305592

7. Scholten A, Cisco, RM, Cohen JK, Mittmaker E, Duh QY. Pheochromocytoma

crisis is not a surgical emergency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Feb; 98(2):581-91.

PMID: 23284003

8. Cohen, JK and Klausner, JD. HIV testing update. Medical Laboratory Observer.

November 2011.

9. Tamamizu-Kato S, Cohen JK, Drake CB, Kosaraju MG, Drury J, Narayanaswami V.

Interaction with amyloid beta peptide compromises the lipid binding function of

apolipoprotein E. Biochemistry. 2008 May 6;47(18):5225-34. Epub 2008 Apr 12.

PMID: 18407659

10. Kiss RS, Weers PM, Narayanaswami V, Cohen J, Kay CM, Ryan RO. Structureguided

protein engineering modulates helix bundle exchangeable apolipoprotein

properties. J Biol Chem. 2003 Jun 13;278(24):21952-9. PMID: 12684504

11. Cohen J. Could a Chocolate Bar a Day Keep the Doctor Away?. Issues, Berkeley

Undergraduate Medical Journal. Spring 2004.