Elizabeth Cohen Biography
Elizabeth Cohen is an American health journalist working for CNN. Where she serves as a senior medical correspondent. She has been working with the network since 1991.
Elizabeth Cohen Age
Cohen likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year she was born. However, she might be in her 50s.
Elizabeth Cohen Height
Cohen stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Elizabeth Cohen Family
Cohen was born and raised in Needham, Massachusetts, United States, to her loving parents Charles A. “Chuck” Schwartz her father, and Sheila Fay her mother, her father worked as a physician. She was brought up alongside three siblings 2 sisters: Pamela Fay Cohen, and Julia Molly Healy, and 1 brother David Ansin Schwartz.
Elizabeth Cohen Husband
Cohen is happily married to Tal Cohen, an Israeli-born entrepreneur. Tal is an adjunct professor at Georgia Tech. He is also the founder of click for a company that offers customer journey solutions and enables companies to tell the story of what customers are experiencing each day. They are blessed with 4 daughters.
Elizabeth Cohen Net Worth
Cohen has an estimated net worth of between $500,000-$1.5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a senior medical correspondent.
Elizabeth Cohen Salary
She earns an annual salary ranging from $ 30 000 – $ 115,500
Elizabeth Cohen Education
Cohen graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in history from Columbia University in the year 1987. Later on, he went to Boston University where he graduated with a master’s degree in public health in 1992.
Elizabeth Cohen Career
Cohen works for CNN as a senior medical correspondent. Her recent investigative piece includes “Escape from the Mayo Clinic.” A three-part series on a family forced to extract their teenage daughter from the renowned clinic after doctors refused to discharge or transfer her. She also exposed the Florida Department of Health had removed 13,000 very sick children from the State’s Children’s Medical Services. The report led lawmakers to ask for an investigation in 2017.
Elizabeth is the first to report on the shut-down of a Florida nursing home after surveillance footage showed an 86-year-old resident being beaten. She also covered Bayer paying doctors millions to push Essure, and a questionable and possibly unsafe birth control device. Furthermore, Cohen has covered several health crises throughout the US including the deaths of children at the border, and the record-breaking flu outbreak. Moreover, she reported on the current measles outbreak, the anti-vaccination movement, and coverage of the acute flaccid myelitis outbreak affecting children in 2018.
In 2014 she won a Gracie award from the Alliance of Women in Media for the coverage of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia. She provided viewers with the devastating Haitian earthquake in January and with on-the-scene accounts of the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. Her reporting included a whistleblower exclusive with a fisherman’s wife who was among the first to speak out about the health concerns of fishermen now working for BP as clean-up workers. Cohen also reported from a makeshift hospital, the lack of medical infrastructure and resources, bringing insights into the injury triage in Haiti.
Additionally, he reported on the aftermath of contributing to CNN’s Peabody and EMMY® Award-winning coverage through stories about airlifts of premature babies from flooded neonatal intensive care units. She also reported on cancer patients in desperate need of treatment, and on the destruction of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Prior to that, she was a reporter for States News Service in Washington, D.C. Furthermore, she was a reporter for The Times Union newspaper in Albany, N.Y. Cohen also was an associate producer of Green Watch, an environmental television program on WLVI in Boston.
Elizabeth Cohen Award
In 2014, she won a Gracie award from the Alliance of Women in Media for the coverage of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia. Additionally, she also received a Gracie Award from American Women in Radio and Television for Where’s Molly? A feature on a man’s search for his sister nearly 50 years after she was placed in a residential mental health institution in 2008. In 2007 she was awarded by the Newswomen’s Club of New York for the feature African-Americans.
The Mental Health America Media Awards, honored Cohen, for Perfection Obsession, on a teen’s battle against obsessive-compulsive disorder. In 2006 she received the Sigma Delta Chi Award from a National Headliner award for “A Lesson Before Dying”.
Furthermore, she was awarded a Hearst Award in 2005. Cohen also contributed to CNN’s EMMY® Award-winning coverage of Sept 11, 2001. Reporting terrorist attacks, recovery at Ground Zero, and the search for missing people in lower Manhattan.
Lastly, she received an alumna award from Columbia College in New York City. Where she received a bachelor’s degree in history and the Distinguished Alumni Award at Boston University. Where she earned a master’s degree in public health.
Elizabeth Cohen Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 6oo followers on Instagram, over 6k followers on Facebook, and over 22k followers on her Twitter accounts.