Jennifer E. Cohn, MD MPH

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Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

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BA (Human Biology & Psychology)
Brown University, 1999.
University of Pennsylvania, 2004.
MPH (Global Health)
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Bianchi Flavia, Cohn Jennifer, Sacks Emma, Bailey Rebecca, Lemaire Jean-Francois, Machekano Rhoderick: Evaluation of a routine point-of-care intervention for early infant diagnosis of HIV: an observational study in eight African countries. The lancet. HIV 6(6): e373-e381, Jun 2019.

Loyse Angela, Burry Jessica, Cohn Jennifer, Ford Nathan, Chiller Tom, Ribeiro Isabela, Koulla-Shiro Sinata, Mghamba Janneth, Ramadhani Angela, Nyirenda Rose, Aliyu Sani H, Wilson Douglas, Le Thuy, Oladele Rita, Lesikari Sokoine, Muzoora Conrad, Kalata Newton, Temfack Elvis, Mapoure Yacouba, Sini Victor, Chanda Duncan, Shimwela Meshack, Lakhi Shabir, Ngoma Jonathon, Gondwe-Chunda Lilian, Perfect Chase, Shroufi Amir, Andrieux-Meyer Isabelle, Chan Adrienne, Schutz Charlotte, Hosseinipour Mina, Van der Horst Charles, Klausner Jeffrey D, Boulware David R, Heyderman Robert, Lalloo David, Day Jeremy, Jarvis Joseph N, Rodrigues Marcio, Jaffar Shabbar, Denning David, Migone Chantal, Doherty Megan, Lortholary Olivier, Dromer Françoise, Stack Muirgen, Molloy Síle F, Bicanic Tihana, van Oosterhout Joep, Mwaba Peter, Kanyama Cecilia, Kouanfack Charles, Mfinanga Sayoki, Govender Nelesh, Harrison Thomas S: Leave no one behind: response to new evidence and guidelines for the management of cryptococcal meningitis in low-income and middle-income countries. The Lancet. Infectious diseases 19(4): e143-e147, Apr 2019.

Frank Simone C, Cohn Jennifer, Dunning Lorna, Sacks Emma, Walensky Rochelle P, Mukherjee Sushant, Dugdale Caitlin M, Turunga Esther, Freedberg Kenneth A, Ciaranello Andrea L: Clinical effect and cost-effectiveness of incorporation of point-of-care assays into early infant HIV diagnosis programmes in Zimbabwe: a modelling study. The lancet. HIV 6(3): e182-e190, Mar 2019.

Phillips Andrew N, Venter Francois, Havlir Diane, Pozniak Anton, Kuritzkes Daniel, Wensing Annemarie, Lundgren Jens D, De Luca Andrea, Pillay Deenan, Mellors John, Cambiano Valentina, Bansi-Matharu Loveleen, Nakagawa Fumiyo, Kalua Thokozani, Jahn Andreas, Apollo Tsitsi, Mugurungi Owen, Clayden Polly, Gupta Ravindra K, Barnabas Ruanne, Revill Paul, Cohn Jennifer, Bertagnolio Silvia, Calmy Alexandra: Risks and benefits of dolutegravir-based antiretroviral drug regimens in sub-Saharan Africa: a modelling study. The lancet. HIV 6(2): e116-e127, Feb 2019.

Sacks E, Chouraya C, Nhlabatsi B, Khumalo P, Bianchi F, Cohn J: Routine point-of-care HIV testing at birth: Results from a one-year pilot in eSwatini. CROI 2019 2019.

Neilan AM, Cohn JE, Lemaire J-F, Sacks E, Alban R, Freedberg KA, Walensky RP, Ciaranello AL: HIV testing after a first positive rapid diagnostic test: A role for nucleic acid testing? Open Forum Infectious Disease 5(8): ofy170, Aug 2018.

Simmonds F, Chadambuka A, Mutede B, Mahomva A, Cohn J: Task shifting for point-of-care early infant diagnosis testing: Comparison of error rates between nurses and specialized laboratory trained personnel. International AIDS Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Jul 2018.

Phillips AN, Cambiano V, Nakagawa F, Revill P, Jordan MR, Hallett TB, Doherty M, De Luca A, Lundgren JD, Mhangara M, Apollo T, Mellors J, Nichols B, Parikh U, Pillay D, Rinke de Wit T, Sigaloff K, Havlir D, Kuritzkes DR, Pozniak A, van de Vijver D, Vitoria M, Wainberg MA, Raizes E, Bertagnolio S: Cost-effectiveness of public-health policy options in the presence of pretreatment NNRTI drug resistance in sub-Saharan Africa: a modelling study. The lancet HIV 5(3): e146-e154, Mar 2018.

Sacks E, Machekano R, Mahomva A, Mwangi E, Wafula R, Cohn J: Evaluation of the Impact of Point-of-Care Early Infant Diagnostic (EID) Testing on receipt of results and early ART initiation in HIV-Exposed Infants in Kenya and Zimbabwe: Early Lessons from a Multi-Country Cluster-Randomized Stepped-Wedge Implementation Trial. Second International Conference on Stepped Wedge Trial Design, University of York, UK Mar 2018.

Lemaire J, Andoseh V, Fassinou P, Otieno C, Makone M, Sabonete M, Ndatimana D, Masuku T, Addmore C, Cohn J: Short-haul specimen referral system can result in the same key clinical outcomes, and similar key service delivery outcomes for early infant diagnosis testing at point-of-care. Lessons from eight sub-Saharan countries. African Society for Laboratory Medicine Conference, 2018 2018.

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