Elizabeth Cohen

Senior Medical Correspondent, CNN

Elizabeth Cohen is senior medical correspondent for CNN’s health, medical, and wellness unit, reporting breaking medical news and consumer health stories on CNN and CNN.com. Her field reporting has included coverage of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Liberia, the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Hurricane Katrina aftermath, and the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. She writes the digital column Empowered Patient on ensuring best medical care and is author of The Empowered Patient: How to Get the Right Diagnosis, Buy the Cheapest Drugs, Beat Your Insurance Company, and Get the Best Medical Care Every Time. In 2008, Cohen received a Gracie Award from American Women in Radio and Television.

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