Katherine Cohen, JD, Welcomed to MedStar as Research Compliance Director

Katherine Cohen, JD, has joined MedStar Health as the Research Compliance Director.

Katherine Cohen, JD, has joined MedStar Health as the Research Compliance Director. She was previously the research compliance officer at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City.

Ms. Cohen was awarded her Juris Doctor from Florida International University College of Law in Miami, FL. Her previous roles have included Ethics, Compliance and Privacy Officer; director for Medical Legal Partnership; and work as a private attorney.

“I am thrilled to be joining MedStar and to support the remarkable research going on throughout the organization. I have been very impressed by the research, the people and the culture that I have encountered at MedStar and at MHRI. I look forward to working with the research community and hope to be able to meet everyone over my first few months here,” said Ms. Cohen.

The Research Compliance Director leads the Research Compliance Program (RCP), administered by the MedStar Health Office of Corporate Business Integrity, which supports and promotes ethical research practices throughout the entire MedStar Health system. The RCP serves the MedStar research community by coordinating system-wide research compliance policy and procedure development, and by ensuring that MedStar investigators are compliant with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, as well as with MedStar policies.

Ms. Cohen can be reached at [email protected].