Howard Cohen, M.D.

  • AU/UGA Medical Partnership

    Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Howard Cohen joined the AU/UGA Medical Partnership in 2012 as an Associate Professor of Medicine. Engaged in the practice of working with infectious diseases in the metropolitan Atlanta area for 28 years, Dr. Cohen is passionate about working with medical students as they begin their career in medicine.


1973 BA/BS Emory University
1977 M.D. Medical College of Georgia


1981 Residency, Internal Medicine Emory University School of Medicine
1983 Fellowship, Infectious Diseases Yale University School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

2012 - Present Associate Professor, AU/UGA Medical Partnership
1984 - 2001 Clinical Faculty, Emory University School of Medicine

More About Howard Cohen

Dr. Howard Cohen attended Emory University for his undergraduate studies.  Thereafter, he attended the Medical College of Georgia where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha in 1977.  He returned to Emory for his internship and residency in Internal Medicine.  Dr. Cohen furthered his medical training by completing a fellowship in infectious diseases at Yale University School of Medicine. 

He was engaged in the practice of infectious diseases in the metropolitan Atlanta area for the past 28 years.   During the summer of 2006, as a Johnson & Johnson Scholar, in conjunction with Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. Cohen served as a mentor for a team of medical students and residents in Eritrea, Africa.  He has been named as a “Top Doctor” on multiple occasions in Atlanta Magazine.  In August of 2012, Dr. Cohen joined the faculty of AU/UGA Medical Partnership as an associate professor of medicine.  In May 2013, he was named Educator of the Year by the second-year medical school class at the Medical Partnership.

  • Expertise & Interests

    • Infectious diseases
    • Vaccinations
    • HIV
  • Of Note

    2013 - Educator of the Year, AU/UGA Medical Partnership