Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences
Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
Dr. Donald Cohen received his D.M.D. degree from Washington University School of Dental Medicine. He then trained in oral pathology at Temple University School of Dentistry receiving an M.S. in Oral Biology and a Certificate of Specialization in Oral Pathology. He obtained his M.B.A. degree summa cum laude from the University of Nebraska. Dr. Cohen then was awarded a Robert Woods Johnson Faculty Fellowship in Health Care Outcomes and Quality.He is the only D.D.S. to receive this specific fellowship.As part of his fellowship he trained at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah carrying out several pioneering outcomes studies.
Dr. Cohen ran a large multi-state oral pathology biopsy service at the University of Nebraska receiving specimens from over 30 states. He also was the director of a very active oral medicine clinic at The University of Nebraska.He has received numerous teaching awards, including several college and university wide. In 2002, Dr. Cohen was nominated for the University of Nebraska system wide Teaching Creativity Award. He is a sought-after speaker and has given over 100 lectures at various state, regional and national meetings.