Susan L. Cohn, MD

  • University of Chicago Board Term: 2012-2015 Board Seat: Pediatric Oncologist

Susan L. Cohn, MD, is Director of Clinical Sciences, Section of Pediatric Oncology/Hematology, at Comer Children’s Hospital at The University of Chicago and a Professor of Pediatrics at The University of Chicago. Prior to this position, Dr. Cohn served as a faculty member at Northwestern University Medical School and as an attending physician at Children’s Memorial Hospital. Dr. Cohn’s research interests include pediatric cancers, particularly neuroblastoma, and blood diseases. She is one of a few pediatric oncologists conducting phase I clinical trials of treatments for neuroblastoma.

Dr. Cohn earned her bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She completed her residency in pediatrics at the Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, becoming Chief Resident of Pediatrics in her final year. She completed a clinical fellowship at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and a research fellowship at Northwestern University Medical Center.